PTI recommends Sania Nishtar, Zulfi Bokhari, Hafeez Sheikh amongst others for Senate ticket

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Sources confirmed that the names accredited by the PTI board embody these of Shahzad Akbar, Zulfi Bokhari, Sania Nishtar, Abdul Razzak Dawood, Babar Awan, Saifullah Niazi, Dr Zarqa and Nilofar Bakhtiar.

ISLAMABAD: The PTI parliamentary board has despatched its solutions to Prime Minister Imran Khan on awarding tickets to its leaders. 

According to Geo News, sources confirmed that the names accredited by the board embody these of  Shahzad Akbar, Zulfi Bokhari, Sania Nishtar, Abdul Razzak Dawood, Babar Awan, Saifullah Niazi, Dr Zarqa and Nilofar Bakhtiar. 

From Khyber Pakhtukhwa, the occasion has determined to appoint Shibli Faraz once more. The names of advisor to the prime minister on Finance, Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh and Kamil Ali Agha from the coalition events have been advisable, mentioned sources.

PM Imran Khan will approve the names of the board inside a number of days, mentioned sources.

Article 92 of the structure places a cap on the variety of Senators who will be appointed as ministers. The article reads: “Federal Ministers and Ministers of State who are members of the Senate shall not at any time exceed one-fourth of the number of Federal Ministers.”

Thus, there can’t be greater than seven Senators within the cupboard.

As of now, three Senators have been appointed ministers – Dr. Mohammad Farogh Naseem, Syed Shibli Faraz and Azam Khan Swati. The authorities can solely identify 4 extra Senators as ministers, as per the Constitution. 

ECP distributes nominating papers to potential candidates

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has introduced to launch the schedule for the Senate election on February 11.

It has began distributing nomination papers to potential candidates.

Nomination papers for the 2 seats of the Federal Capital Territory will be taken from the ECP Secretariat on the Constitutional Avenue in Islamabad, whereas nomination papers for provincial seats can be found on the workplaces of the involved provincial election commissioner.

ECP has suggested all political events and candidates to connect occasion tickets whereas submitting nomination papers.

Independent candidates, nevertheless, can’t connect occasion tickets.

Candidates have been requested to arrange a particular account for this function at any department of any scheduled financial institution for his or her election bills and point out the account quantity on their nomination papers.

The restrict of election bills for a candidate is fastened at Rs 1.5 million.