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Senate Opp Leader from PML-N: Maryum Nawaz

LAHORE: PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz Sharif has stated that the opposition leader in Senate would be from her party.

According to Maryam the formula about chairman and deputy was decided in principle at the PDM meeting held ahead of elections:

“When the leaders of 11-party alliance met at Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s residence, they decided to support Yousuf Raza Gilani for Senate chairman, JUI-F’s Abdul Ghafoor Haideri for deputy chairman, and a PML-N candidate for the leader of the opposition slots,” she stated.

She pointed out that the said agreement was not meant to be altered depending on the results of Senate Election: “Winning or Losing was not discussed as a factor for any change in the decision,” she maintained. | YouTube Channel









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.