'Senate's deputy chairman to be named by tomorrow'
According to details, leaders of the opposition parties held a meeting with PMLQ chief, Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain on Wednesday.
In his press talk after the meeting, Khursheed Shah told that the name for deputy chairman of Senate could not be finalized today as representatives of two of the parties – National Party and BNP-Mengal – from Baluchistan were not present at the meeting.
He added that every party from the province is of the view that it holds the mandate for the second highest post in the upper house.
Shah however said that the name will be finalized by tomorrow.
Former PM Raja Pervez, ANP’s Haji Adeel and some other opposition leaders were also present on the occasion.
On the other hand, JUIF chief Maulana Fazlur Rahman was reported to have left the meeting in between, while PkMAP head, Mahmood Khan Achakzai was also called for a meeting with Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif to discuss the matter.