PTI leads with 158 seats, after allotment of reserved seats by ECP



ISLAMABAD, August 12 (TNS): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) are now in the driving seat after Election Commission of Pakistan on Sunday announced the allotment of seats for women and minorities, which has now boosted PTI’s numbers to 158 in the national assembly.

PTI has now been allotted 28 reserved women and five minority seats in the national assembly, taking its total seats to 158.

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’ (PML-N) numbers have also risen to 82 seats as the party will get two minority seats and 16 women seats.

Pakistan People’s Party is on third number with 53 seats as the party will get two seats reserved for minorities and nine reserved for women.

Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) will have 15 members in the house with 12 general seats, two women and a minority member.

ECP had earlier issued notifications of successful candidates of National and Provincial Assemblies on reserved seats for women and minorities.

The notification had been issued for 60 women and 10 minority members of National Assembly.