ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday notified the victory of newly elected senators to the Upper House of the parliament following the March 3 Senate polls.
The notification stated that: “In pursuance of Section 124 of the Elections Act, 2017, and all other powers enabling it in that behalf, the Election Commission hereby publishes the names of the following candidates returned to the Senate of Pakistan […] in place of the Members whose terms will expire on 11th March 2021 under clause (3) of Article 59 of the Constitution.”
As per notifications, the ECP announced victory notifications of all 48 senators, including PTI’s Faisal Vawda and PPP’s Yousaf Raza Gilani.
From Islamabad, two senators were elected, PPP’s Yousuf Raza Gillani to the general seat and PTI’s Fawzia’s Arshad to the women’s seat.
From Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 12 senators were notified includes seven senators were appointed to general seats, two to technocrat seats including ulema, two to seats for women and one to the seat reserved for Non-Muslims.
From Punjab, 11 senators were inducted to the upper house seven to general seats, two to technocrat seats including ulema, and two to women seats.
From Balochistan, 12 senators have been notified. Seven to general seats, two to technocrats including ulema, two to women seats and one to a seat reserved for Non-Muslims.
From Sindh, 11 senators have officially been notified. Seven to general seats, two to technocrats including ulema, and two to women seats.
Meanwhile, the election for the posts of Senate chairman and deputy chairman will be held on March 12.