LAHORE (Dunya News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Walid Iqbal and Seemi Ezdi have on Thurday emerged winner on general and reserved seats from Punjab in Senate by-poll, as per unofficial and unverified results.
Iqbal won with 184 votes, while Majeed secured 176 votes.
On the women s seat, Aizdi was able to get 183 votes while Tarar got 175 votes.
The two seats in the upper house of the parliament fell vacant after Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) disqualified two lawmakers of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz Haroon Akhtar and Sadia Abbasi for holding dual nationalities on the date of filing their nomination papers.
A seven-member larger bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar in its short verdict has directed the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to de-notify Saadia Abbasi and Haroon Akhtar.