Zardari thankful to Nawaz for endorsing Rabbani’s nomination

ISLAMABAD: Co-Chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party Asif Ali Zardari has thanked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for endorsing the nomination of Mian Raza Rabbani for the slot of Chairman Senate.

He also thanked other political leaders for supporting Raza Rabbani for the slot. Chairman Senate Designate Mian Raza Rabbani called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharf in Islamabad on Tuesday and thanked him for endorsing his nomination as the chairman of the upper house.

Earlier talking to the political leaders invited on luncheon, the Prime Minister said Pakistan Muslim League-N will not field any candidate for the slot of deputy chairman Senate. Political Parties from Balochistan should nominate a consensus candidate for the slot.

Talking to the media in Islamabad on Tuesday after nomination, the consensus candidate for the Chairman Senate Raza Rabbani has said being Chairman of the Upper House he will work hard to further strengthen political and democratic traditions.

He said he will work as a neutral man in the house and ensure supremacy of the law and rules of procedures of the Senate to ensure impartiality.

He said all political parties are equal before him and he will work to activate legislative work which is prime responsibilty of the parliament.

Raza Rabbani opined that the deputy chairman of the upper house should be nominated from smaller province especially from Balochistan to remove their sense of deprivation.DNA

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