PPP nominates Sherry Rehman as senator

Published: May 22, 2015


Sherry Rehman on Friday in a statement said that Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has nominated her for the position of Senator after Latif Ansari vacated his seat, Express News reported. 

As a prominent member of the PPP, Rehman reportedly revealed that the party had put her name forward for the position.

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A close aide of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, Rehman is regarded an important member of the party.

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Since February this year, the parliamentary board of PPP began conducting interviews to short-list potential candidates for the Upper House.

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