Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the opposition is using every tactic to win the Senate elections. Our members are being contacted but we are united.
Finance Minister Hafeez Sheikh called on Prime Minister Imran Khan and discussed the strategy for the Senate elections. Hafeez Sheikh briefed about the meetings with government and coalition members. On this occasion, Imran Khan said that the opposition was using every tactic to win the Senate elections, therefore he was in favor of open voting for transparent elections.
On the other hand, ECP has decided to conduct the Senate elections scheduled on March 3, 2021, through secret ballot due to time constrain.
While announcing its decision after considering various proposals, the commission has clarified that the polls will be held ‘as provided in the Constitution and Law as per past practice’.
Earlier, government coalition parties Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) and Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) had announced their support for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Abdul Hafeez Sheikh.
Talking to media after meeting the leaders of the coalition parties, Abdul Hafeez Sheikh said that March 3 would be a historic day and we will win Senate elections. He expressed hope that the Senate elections would be transparent and there would be no buying and selling of the votes.
Hafeez Sheikh said that his family is in politics for the 70 years adding that his grandfather was chief minister. “Our allies are standing with us,” he said. The people of Pakistan want to see honest leadership in the House.