ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday nominated Shibli Faraz as candidate for Leader of the House in Senate. Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani has been forwarded a request in this regard.
The Senate Secretariat has received Prime Minister Imran’s letter regarding the nomination. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s Raja Zafarul Haq previously served Leader of House in Senate.
Earlier this month, PML-N nominated Haq as its opposition leader in Senate. Faraz has been a member of Senate since 2015. His uncle Barrister Syed Masood Kausar has served as the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governor and his father Ahmad Faraz is one of country’s acclaimed poets. — INP