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New Delhi, March 4 : A session of the National Assembly of Pakistan has been called on Saturday when Prime Minister Imran Khan will seek a vote of confidence from the parliament, the Dawn reported.
Pakistan Minister for Science and Technology, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, said in a tweet that the session will commence at 12:15 pm on Saturday.
“Sadiq Sanjrani will be the PTI-backed candidate for the post of the Senate chairman,” he added.
Adviser to the Prime Minister on Parliamentary Affairs, Babar Awan, while talking to Dawn.com, said that the premier will also address the nation.
Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi had said on Wednesday that Khan would seek a vote of confidence from the parliament after the ruling PTI lost the hotly contested Senate general seat from Islamabad to the joint opposition, the Dawn reported.
The joint opposition candidate, Yousuf Raza Gilani, won the seat beating PTI’s Abdul Hafeez Shaikh. Gilani secured 169 votes while Shaikh bagged 164 votes.


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