‘Stop us if you can’, says Maryam after PML-N Senate lead


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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader and daughter of Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz Saturday expressed joy after the ruling party won 15 seats in Senate elections.

PML-N backed independent candidates bagged 15 Senate seats across the country, according to unofficial results.

After gaining control of the Upper House, Maryam tweeted “No worldly power or conspiracy can defeat someone who has help from God.”

She also appreciated party leaders for supporting the party and remaining steadfast in difficult times.

In Punjab, PML-N-backed independent candidates secured 11 of 12 seats while it also bagged two seats in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

In the federal capital, PML-N backed Mushahid Hussain Syed bagged the technocrat seat while Asad Junejo won the general seat. PML-N backed Dilawar Khan won on the technocrat seat from KP.

The PML-N is expected to replace the PPP as the largest party in the upper house after Saturday’s election.— INP