ISLAMABAD: To elect 48 Senators, Pakistani legislators began voting on Thursday with four already being elected unopposed from Sindh, Aaj News reported.
According to the reports, Members of the National and provincial assemblies are voting through secret ballot to elect legislators in place of 52 Senators who retire from their seats in the Upper House of Parliament on March 12.
There are 132 candidates in the run for 48 seats. Four Senators from Sindh – two from the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and two from the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) — have already been elected unopposed.
Polling began at 9am in the halls of the National and provincial assemblies and will conclude at 4pm.