Pakistan News – The Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in his statement while addressing the political leaders on Tuesday announced that the government is fully supporting the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Senator Raza Rabbani.
During a meeting at the PM house, he further said that the appointment of a chairman for Senate should be decided after consultations with all parties.
He also said that the ruling Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) initiated the process of holding consultations with all political leaders to come to a consensus on national issues, which yielded positive results.
Mr Rabbani’s name was announced by ANP President Asfandyar Wali Khan in the presence of representatives of all opposition parties represented in the Senate after a nearly four-hour meeting at Zardari House.
Pakistan News: Nawaz Supports Senator Raza Rabbani Appointment as Senate chairman
Mr Rabbani will be the joint candidate of PPP, ANP and Balochistan National Party-Awami (BNP-A).
The meeting was held in honor of political leaders and heads from PPP, Awami National Party (ANP), Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (JUI), Pakistan National party (PNP) and Pashtunkhwai Milli Awami Party (PKMP) attended the meeting, according to a report published on Radio Pakistan.