Senate approved Electoral Reform Bill paving the way for Nawaz to become party president

After the National Assembly, the Senate also adopted the Electoral Reform Bill on Friday, paving the way for former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to become the party president.

Law Minister Zahid Hamid presented the Electoral Reform Bill. The difference appeared between Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani and Zahid Hamid over section 60 of the bill.

The Senate chairman said that an amendment cannot be made to another amendment, while the minister was of the view that the amendment can be made. Later, voting was held in the House and the members rejected the opinion of Raza Rabbani.

At this, the Senate chairman returned to his chamber. After the Friday prayers, Presiding Officer Muzaffar Hussain Shah presided over the session.

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