PTI’s Shahzad Waseem defeats PMLN candidate in election for Senate vacant seat

ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s  Dr Shahzad Waseem was elected to the Senate  after he narrowly defeated  Pakistan Muslim League(Nawaz) Khawaja Ahmed Ahsan in the election held in the Punjab Assembly.

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Dr Shahzad Waseem bagged 181 of the total 351 votes cast, in return, Ahsan’s tally stood at 169; one vote was rejected.

Following PTI’s Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar resignation before taking charge as the governor of Punjab, the seat became vacant.

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