PTI deliberating on participation in Senate elections: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek i Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Friday said that his party is deliberating on the issue of whether to take part in Senate elections or not.

Addressing a press conference here, he said that Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has been assigned the task to make a decision about participation in elections.

He said personally he was against secret voting for Senate elections.

He alleged that Rs. 30 million is being given to MNAs and MPAs for Senate elections.

Imran Khan warned that if any PTI representative was found guilty of taking money for vote he would be expelled from the party.

PTI chairman strongly condemned threats to traders and business community in Karachi and expressed full solidarity with them.

Earlier prayers were offered for victims of Shikarpur bomb blast.

Meanwhile, PTI chief Imran Khan has strongly condemned the bomb blast in Shikarpur that took many innocent lives.

In a message, he expressed deep sorrow and grief over loss of innocent lives. He said attacks on the places of worship is a heinous crime.

Imran Khan said provincial government should provide healthcare facilities to the injured.

He prayed to Allah Almighty to guide the nation to get rid of the madness and killing in the name of Islam.