Faisal Vawda declared eligible to contest Senate polls

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Federal Minister Faisal Vawda addresses media. Photo: File

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court election tribunal on Tuesday allowed federal minister Faisal Vawda to contest within the Senate election, rejecting an enchantment towards the nomination papers of the PTI chief.

The enchantment towards the returning officer’s resolution to approve Vawda’s nomination papers for the Senate elections was heard by the tribunal.

During the listening to, the tribunal rejected Qadir Khan Mandokhel’s enchantment and upheld the PTI chief’s nomination for the March three polls.

The tribunal stated the appellant can file a constitutional petition if he needs to.

The media was barred from overlaying the listening to.

The ruling social gathering has been below fireplace from its provincial chapter in Sindh for awarding Senate tickets to Faisal Vawda and rich building contractor Saifullah Abro.

In the letter written to Governor Sindh, PTI office-bearers from three areas stated they had been “extremely disappointed with the entire process” of the number of PTI’s candidates for the Senate polls.

However, a assessment assembly of the PTI’s Parliamentary Board, chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan, okayed the award of tickets.