Islamabad – Mudasser Chudhary:
Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani called on President Dr Arif Alvi at the Aiwan-e-Sadr on Monday, the President House said.
This was the first meeting of Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani with the President Dr Arif Alvi after he was elected as chairman Senate.
Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz and the newly elected Senator from Balochistan Samina Mumtaz were also present.
The President congratulated Sadiq Sanjrani on becoming the chairman Senate for second time and expressed confidence that he would fulfill his responsibilities with same diligence as done in previous tenure.
Dr Alvi also extended felicitations to Senator Shibli Faraz and Senator Samina Mumtaz on their election.
Earlier on March 12, 2021, Balochistan Senator Sanjrani had secured 48 votes out of a total of 98 cast for the seat of Chairman Senate, defeating the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) – an 11-party opposition alliance – Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani who received only 42 votes, while eight votes were rejected.