Pakistan’s new senators have been sworn in.
The 48 newly elected members of the Senate took their oath of office Friday morning.
It was administered by Senator Syed Muzaffar Hussain Shah shortly after the special Senate session started at 10am.
Majority of the senators are from the ruling PTI.
They have been sworn in as senators for a term of six years, from 2021 to 2027.
Later today, PTI’s Sadiq Sanjrani and Mirza Muhammad Afridi and the joint opposition’s Yousaf Raza Gillani and Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri will be in a poll fight for the slots of Senate chairman and deputy chairman.