NADEEM MALIK LIVE
TOPIC- SENATE ELECTIONS
GUESTS- SHEIKH WAQAS AKRAM, QAMAR ZAMAN KAIRA, TARQ AFAQ, AFTIKHAR AHMED
SHEIKH WAQAS AKRAM OF PML-N said that the senate election results are according to the expectations PML-N cleaned sweep in Punjab. He said that it will be known after the results that which party is standing with who for the chairmanship of the senate. He said that it would have been better if presidential ordinance about FATA had come little earlier than the election of the senate.
He said that PML-N members from Punjab did not vote for PPPP candidates due to any annoyance but in friendship.
He said that members from FATA do not vote without taking money it has become their culture.
QAMAR ZAMAN KAIRA OF PPPP said that except for one seat from Balochistan the result for PPPP is according to the expectations. He said that PML-N MPA’s from Punjab voted for PPPP candidates everybody knows that they are annoyed with Mian Sahib’s way of the governance. He said that Liaqat Jatoi from Sindh is also upset with PML-N.
He said that the comfort level political parties have with Asif Ali Zardari to form a coalition is not there with PML-N.
He said that handful of people bribe to win the seat of senate rest of the process is very transparent.
TARIQ AFAQ FROM SAMAA said that the bribe rate to vote for senate that was rupees 2 billion reached to five billion this morning.
IFTIKHAR AHMED JOURNALIST said that people of one province are contesting the election of senate from another province. He said that he can not understand that why we need senate in the country. He suggested that honest people should be selected from all provinces for senate instead of having election.