JUI-F's Haideri sworn in as deputy chairman Senate
Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri was elected as the deputy chairman of the upper house, after bagging 74 votes.
His opponent Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) candidate, Shibli Faraz could only secure 16 votes.
Finance Minister, Ishaq Dar administered oath to the newly elect deputy chairman and made a formal announcement of him taking up the office.
“Abdul Ghaforr Haideri stands elected as the deputy chairman of the Senate of Pakistan”, Dar announced after administering oath to him.