ISLAMABAD : Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday nominated Shibli Faraz as candidate for Leader of the House in Senate.
Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani has been forwarded a request in this regard.
The Senate Secretariat has received Prime Minister Imran’s letter regarding the nomination.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s Raja Zafarul Haq previously served Leader of House in Senate. Earlier this month, PML-N nominated Haq as its opposition leader in Senate.
Faraz has been a member of Senate since 2015. His uncle, Barrister Syed Masood Kausar, has served as the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governor and his father, Ahmad Faraz, is one of country’s acclaimed poets.