ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan is addressing the nation a day after the ruling PTI’s candidate suffered a shock defeat at the hands of the Opposition in the Senate elections 2021.
Earlier, Information and Broadcasting Minister Senator Shibli Faraz had confirmed to Geo News that PM Imran Khan would address the nation Thursday evening.
Finance Minister Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, the ruling party’s candidate from Islamabad, had suffered a shocking defeat, losing to Yousaf Raza Gilani, the former prime minister and the candidate fielded by the Opposition’s anti-government coalition under the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) banner.
Faraz revealed that the PTI had decided to back Sadiq Sanjrani for the post of Senate chairperson again after holding consultations with senior party leaders and allies.
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