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Nusrat Shaheen takes oath as Senator

January 8, 2021 | | Share:

Islamabad, January 08, 2021 (PPI-OT): Nusrat Shaheen of Balochistan Awami Party took oath as Senator today (Friday). Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani administered the oath to her. Nusrat Shaheen was elected unopposed from the province against a vacant seat after the death of Senator Kalsoom Parveen due to Covid-19.

The House has now resumed discussion on a motion moved by opposition members regarding government’s crackdown on opposition workers. Taking floor of the House, Senator Mohsin Aziz said that it is unfortunate that some of the parliamentarian consider themselves a sacred cow.

He said he presented himself before National Accountability Bureau for his alleged role in the lease of land in Malam Jabba, Swat. Speaking on the occasion, Senator Sassui Palijo criticized the government for allegedly targeting opposition for its political gains. Senator Usman Khan Kakar said that government is lodging fake FIRs against PDM workers.

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