LAHORE: Five each Senate candidates of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and one from Pakistan Muslim League-Q (PML-Q) have been elected unopposed from Punjab after the challengers withdrew their nomination papers.
Those who have been elected from Punjab are: technocrat seats - Azam Nazir Tarar (PML-N), Syed Ali Zafar (PTI); women seats - Dr Zarqa (PTI, Saadia Abbasi (PML-N); general seats - Sajid Mir (PML-N), Irfan-ul-Haq Siddiqui (PML-N), Ijaz Chaudhry (PTI), Aun Abbas (PTI), Kamil Ali Agha (PML-Q), Saifullah Sarwar Niazi (PTI) and Afnanullah Khan (PML-N).
The Election Commission Punjab on Thursday announced that all candidates for the Senate election from Punjab have been elected unopposed. A notification of the candidates who got elected unopposed from Punjab will be issued on Friday. The candidates were elected after all challengers withdrew their nomination papers. Thursday was the last day for the withdrawal of nomination papers.
Copyright Business Recorder, 2021