ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Friday announced names of candidates for senate election from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The final 10 shortlisted candidates are Samina Abid; Rabia Basra for Women seat, Latif Yusufzai for Technocrat, Brig retd John Kenneth Williams; Ravi Kumar for Minority and Mohsin Aziz; Syed Shibli Faraz; Fazal Mohammad Khan; Barrister Salman Afridi to contest on General seat.
The PTI Parliamentary Board, under the Chairmanship of Imran Khan, met Thursday evening to shortlist candidates for the Senate elections from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Earlier in the week, the Parliamentary Board had gone through 131 applications and interviewed all the applicants.
The final decision on the shortlisted candidates was premised upon 2 principles: One, the candidates must belong to the province so that the province is given due representation in the Senate and they must not be close relatives/family members of PTI legislators/ministers.