Nomination by the government for the chairmanship of the Senate, Sadiq Sanjrani’s contacts intensified
Sadiq Sanjarani’s contacts on the government’s nomination for the chairmanship of the Senate intensified. Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami Siraj-ul-Haq and PPP nominee Yousuf Raza Gilani met in Islamabad.
Sadiq Sanjrani, the government’s nominee for chairman Senate, began meetings to garner support. The Chairman Senate called on PPP Senator Yousuf Raza Gilani in Islamabad. Talking to media, Sadiq Sanjarani said that he did not seek support from Yousuf Raza Gilani but if need be, he would go to Asif Zardari and Maryam Nawaz.
Sadiq Sanjarani also met Amir Jamaat-e-Islami Senator Sirajul Haq in Islamabad. Talking to media, Sadiq Sanjarani said that after being nominated by the government, he first contacted Siraj-ul-Haq. I will go to every party for support.
Amir Jamaat-e-Islami said that the decision would be taken in consultation with the party at the request of Sadiq Sanjarani. His party did worse than expected from opinion polls, which saw them at gaining about a third of the vote. He also lauded Sadiq Sanjarani for running the House well.
A meeting has also taken place between Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjarani and Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser. Sadiq Sanjarani also contacted the leadership of the National Party.