ISLAMABAD, Feb 22 ): – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday said that open voting is the only way to end horse trading in the upper house of parliament, the Senate.
He said this while expressing his views in a telephone conversation with Babar Awan, senior leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and parliamentary affairs adviser.
The two leaders discussed legal issues and strategies for the upcoming Senate elections.
Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said that those who are trying to hijack the Senate elections are a blot on the name of democracy and added that open voting is the only solution to end the horse trade during the Senate elections. ۔
The issue of arrest of opposition leader Haleem Adil Sheikh in the Sindh Assembly was also discussed. Awan expressed the concerns of PTI workers over the arrest.
PM said that the national efforts of developing countries like Pakistan, to promote sustainable development, and eliminate poverty and hunger, can only succeed through international cooperation. We desire such cooperation with all countries.
It should be noted here that the Prime Minister is scheduled to visit Peshawar today where he will be presented a report on the defeat of PTI in the PK-63 by-elections.
Prime Minister Imran Khan will also chair important meetings on government and party affairs.