Elated by the victory of opposition-backed Sadiq Sanjrani on post of Senate chairman, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan on Monday took to twitter to felicitate him.
He tweets, “Congratulations to Baloch Senator Sadiq Sanjirani for becoming Chairman Senate. This will strengthen the federation. We are happy for the people of Balochistan & for the federation of Pakistan.”
Congratulations to Baloch Senator Sadiq Sanjirani for becoming Chairman Senate. This will strengthen the federation. We are happy for the people of Balochistan & for the federation of Pakistan.
Another PTI leader, Babar Awan termed it ouster of Nawaz Sharif and Shehbaz Sharif.
Likewise, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto also took to twitter to celebrate the victory. He termed Nawaz Sharif as opening batsman of Ziaul Haq.
I Congratulate Sadiq Sinjrani on Becoming the Chairman of Senate.
It is Important that We also Congratulate the Baloch People on this Huge Success. I Hope That Mr.Sinjrani would keep the Respect of his Oath and Serve the People of This Country.
Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rashid termed Sanjrani’s victory beginning of Nawaz Sharif’s democratic defeat.
Earlier, Independent candidate from Balochistan, backed by joint opposition Sadiq Sanjrani has won Senate election for chairmanship with as many as 57 votes against 46 of ruling party’s candidate on Monday.
Raja Zafarul Haq of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Sadiq Sanjrani, a joint candidate of opposition parties contested for Senate chairmanship with the latter, backed by Pakistan People s Party (PPP), Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), recording a convincing victory with 57 votes against former s 46.