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PML-N will become the largest party in Senate!

ISLAMABAD: Though horsetrading – buying and selling of loyalties at right price – reportedly went on for days acquiring majority in the Upper House of Pakistani Parliament (that harbors one hundred and four Senators), pundits at the helm of affair are positive that PML-N will emerge as the largest party.

Presently, Senate elections are underway in NA and PAs. 133 candidates are contesting for 52 seats (Punjab 12, Sindh 12, KP 11, Balochistan 11, FATA 4 and Islamabad 2).

Polling commenced at 9AM at NA hall (that had been declared polling station) where Sardar Ayaz Sadiq (Speaker NA) was the first to cast the vote. Polling that will continue till 4PM without break is also underway in the Provincial Assemblies.

 

M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.