- Fawad Chaudhry assured about PTI’s win in Senate polls.
- Claims Abdul Hafeez Sheikh will get greater than 180 votes, whereas, all of the opposition events collectively will get about 155 votes.
- The MPs are casting votes for Senate’s 37 as we speak.
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Expertise Fawad Chaudhry confirmed his confidence relating to PTI’s win within the on-going Senate polls the place candidates are contesting for 37 vacant seats within the higher home of the Parliament.
Learn extra: Senate election 2021: Polling underway for 37 seats in NA, provincial assemblies
In a tweet, the science minister stated: “PTI will easily win today’s Senate election in Islamabad. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh will get more than 180 votes, whereas, all the opposition parties will get about 155 votes altogether.”
The federal minister additionally claimed that the ruling celebration will emerge as the most important celebration within the higher home after the elections.
The ruling PTI has fielded Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh for the Senate seat from Islamabad whereas the Opposition events have nominated former prime minister and senior PPP chief Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani for the federal capital’s common seat.
The lawmakers are casting votes in one of many nation’s most hotly contested Senate polls the place the transparency of the electoral course of has develop into a key challenge.
Learn extra: ECP warns events, candidates in opposition to malpractices throughout Senate election
The MPAs are voting on 37 vacant seats of the Senate with 11 senators elected unopposed from Punjab. Now the polling is being held for 12 seats every of Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 11 of Sindh, and two of the federal capital.
The polling, which started at 9:00 am, will proceed until 5:00 pm within the ing.