ISLAMABAD, Aug. 25 (TNS): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday nominated Shibli Faraz for the post of Leader of the House in the Senate, the Upper House of the Parliament.
Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani has been forwarded a request in this regard.
The Senate Secretariat has received Prime Minister Imran’s letter regarding the nomination.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s Raja Zafarul Haq previously served as Leader of House in Senate. Earlier this month, PML-N nominated Haq as its opposition leader in Senate.
Faraz has been a member of Senate since 2015. His uncle, Barrister Syed Masood Kausar, has served as the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governor and his father, Ahmad Faraz, is one of country’s acclaimed poets.