PPP to field Gilani as Senate candidate

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Our correspondent
Multan

The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has decided to field former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani as its Senate candidate from Islamabad in the upcoming elections. According to sources within the party, the Pakistan People’s Party has started political maneuvering for the success of the former prime minister from one of the Islamabad seats in the Senate elections.The entire National Assembly will be the electoral college for the two seats of the Senate from Islamabad. The sources further said that in case of the success of the PPP candidate, Yousuf Raza Gilani will also be the party’s nominee for the Senate chairman.