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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly

Re-polling on PK-23 Shangla underway

PESHAWAR: Re-polling on a Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly seat, PK-23, Shangla, has been underway on Monday as thirteen assembly aspirants are running for the seat after Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Shaukat Yousafzai's victory in the recent general elections was declared void owing to low female voters turnout. The polling began at 8am and will continue till 6pm without any break. Thirteen candidates are in the run for the seat. Prominent among them are PTI's Yousafzai, MMA’s Muhammad Yaar, ANP’s Umer Zada and…

Sindh, KP chief ministers to be elected today

KARACHI: The Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assemblies are set to elect the new leaders of the houses today.   The PPP, which won a third consecutive term in Sindh in the wake of last month’s general elections, has fielded Murad Ali Shah as its candidate for the slot of chief minister of Sindh. Whereas, the combined opposition has nominated Grand Democratic Alliance’s Shahryar Mahar as its candidate for the slot. The elections would be held by the method of division of the house. Meanwhile, Mahmood Khan of the…

Newly elected KP Assembly members sworn in

PESHAWAR: Newly elected members of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly took oath during its inaugural session on Monday. Acting KP Assembly Speaker Sardar Aurangzeb Nalota administered the oath to the MPAs. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) tally in the provincial assembly has reached 82 after clinching 16 reserved seats for women and minorities. Last week, the ECP notified the allotment of the reserved seats for the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly. The Muttahida Majli-e-Amal (MMA) and Awami National Party (ANP) won…

Sindh, KP assemblies will complete terms tonight

KARACHI: Second time in a row, the assemblies completing their mandated tenure in Pakistan pointing out to the stability of political system in Pakistan. The provincial assemblies of Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces completing their constitutional tenure at midnight on Monday (today). The two assemblies will stand dissolved at 12:00 a.m. tonight. The provincial cabinet will also seize to exist along with the dissolution of the assembly. The cabinet members will attend the last session today and then will attend…