The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) dismissed an application filed by the ruling PTI seeking disqualification of former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and notified his victory in the recent elections for the upper house of parliament.
With the official confirmation, the stage is set for a contest on the chairman’s slot between incumbent Sadiq Sanjrani, who has been nominated by Prime Minister Imran Khan as the ruling party’s candidate and Gilani on March 12.
The commissioned also announced the names of returned candidates on various vacant seats of Senate in place of those members whose term will expire on March 11.
According to the ECP notification, the winning candidates were declared as returned candidates on general, women, non-Muslim, and technocrats, including Ulema seats from the federal capital, Punjab, Sindh, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, and Balochistan.
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