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ANP chief Asfandyar Wali held a meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad on Tuesday and discussed political situation. Both the leaders also discussed the issue of the election of Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Senate.

The Prime Minister has invited political leaders at a lunch today to discuss the issue and find suitable candidates for the top slots.

Later talking to media, Asfandyar Wali said they desire to put a consensus candidate for the office of the Chairman Senate and has discussed the issue in length with the Prime Minister.

He said his party has proposed the name of Mian Raza Rabbani for the post which has been endorsed by PPP co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari. He said Raza Rabbani is the most deserving candidate for the office of the chairman of the Upper House who has mad sincere efforts for the supremacy of the constitution and the Parliament.

Asfandyar Wali said that his party wants that the deputy chairman of the House may be elected from Balochistan and hoped a consensus will be emerged among the political parties for both the offices which will help further strengthen democracy in the country.

Meanwhile, Chief Ulema e Islam (JUI-F) Chief Maulana Fazl Ur Rehman also held a meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today and discussed political situation with him.

They also discussed issues regarding nomination of candidates for the offices of Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Senate.


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