ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on Tuesday formed a nine-member parliamentary board to finalise candidates for Senate elections, reported a local English daily.
The nine-member parliamentary board comprises former president Asif Ali Zardari, party chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, Faryal Talpur, former Sindh chief minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, former prime ministers Raja Pervez Ashraf and Yousaf Raza Gillani, party’s spokesman Farhatullah Babar, secretary general Nayyar Bukhari and former Senate deputy chairman Sabir Baloch.
The PPP’s target is to win least six seats in the Senate from Balochistan, whereas the PML-N is aiming at three, according to the report.
Tuesday was the last day for submission of the applications from people who’re aspiring to get the party ticket for the upcoming Senate elections. Similarly, the PML-N had also invited applications from the aspiring candidates and the last date for submitting applications is February 3.