Bilawal Bhutto Turns Down PAC Chairmanship Offer

Bilawal Bhutto Turns Down PAC Chairmanship Offer

Islamabad (November 09, 2018): Sources said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) has offered Bilawal Bhutto chairmanship of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) but he refused its offer by saying PTI allegedly attempted to divide the opposition.

Turning down the offer Bilawal replied to PTI, “He can’t violate his party’s own tradition over PAC.”It is pertinent to say that it was NA tradition that the opposition leader of NA always appointed the chairman of PAC, therefore former opposition leader from PPP Khursheed Shah had been appointed as PAC chairman.

PPP To Support PML-N in Senate Poll 

At last, the contacts of PML-N with Pakistan People’s Party have yielded fruit when PPP has decided to vote for Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz candidates in by-polls on two Senate seats, it emerged on Friday.

PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto announced his decision after holding consultation with parliamentary leader Hasan Murtaza.

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“We have competition with a fascist party, which we cannot support,” said Murtaza.The by-polls will be held on two empty seats of Senate on November 15. The seats were vacated when PML-N senators Haroon Akhtar and Saadia Abbasi were disqualified due to dual nationality.

The Supreme Court had disqualified the two senators in a hearing of dual nationality case under Chief Justice Saqib Nisar.

The CJP directed the Election Commission of Pakistan to de-notify Saadia Abbasi, the sister of former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, and Haroon Akhtar as members of the Parliament in October.

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