Shaukat Tareen takes oath as senator

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Finance minister Shaukat Tareen who has been elected as Senator on general seat from KP has taken oath as senator.

Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani administered oath to him.

Shaukat Tareen polled 87 out of 122 votes while 9 votes were rejected. His rival candidates from ANP and JUI-F polled 13 votes each.

Shaukat Tareen has been elected senator on the ticket of ruling party PTI.

Election Commission of Pakistan has already issued notification of his success as senator.

This senate seat was vacated by PTI senator Ayub Afridi through resignation and PTI had given ticket to Shaukat Tareen on this vacant seat.