PEC issues final list of contesting candidates for Senate vacant seat


PESHAWAR: The Provincial Election Commissioner (PEC)-cum-Returning Officer, Sharifullah here Tuesday issued list of contesting candidates for the vacant general seat of Senate election, which would be held on December 20, 2021 in Khyber Pakthunkhwa Assembly. The names of final candidates are Adviser to the Prime Minister for Finance, Shaukat Fayaz Ahmed Tarin (PTI), Shaukat Jamal Amirzada (ANP), Zahir Shah ( JUIP) and Muhammad Saeed ( PPP). The poling would be held from 09:00am to 16:00pm on December 20, 2021. The senate seat from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa fell vacant due to the resignation of Senator Ayub Afridi from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). APP