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Senate meets today to elect Chairman, Deputy Chairman.

ISLAMABAD -- The election of Chairman and Deputy Chairman of Senate will be held today in parliament House. President Mamnoon Hussain convened a meeting at 10 a.m which will be presided over by designated presiding officer SardarYaqub Nasir. Fiftytwo newly electedmembers of Senate will take oath. Later on there will break to file nomination papersfor the election of Chairman and Deputy Chairman.At 12 noon the nomination papers will be filed and at 2 p.m. the scrutiny of nomination papers will be held. At 4 p.m. Presiding officer will conduct election for Chairman Senate and then will administer the oath from newly elected Chairman and invite him to take over the chair of the Chairman Senate. Following this the Chairman will conduct the election of Deputy Chairman of Senate. In case of one to one contest any aspirant will have to get 53 votes.

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Publication:The Messenger (Karachi, Pakistan)
Date:Mar 12, 2018
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