Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Raza Rabbani, top Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader, on Tuesday thanked the political leadership after he was unanimously nominated for the post of Senate chairman.


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Rabbani, while talking to reporters, said “I have been a supporter of the flickering democracy in Pakistan, and will continue serving the honorable Parliament. I am a modest servant of democracy.”

The veteran politician vowed to speed up the legislation process in the Upper House of Parliament. “I wish the deputy chairman comes from a smaller province.”

Earlier Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had supported Rabbanis’ nomination, saluting his services to the democratic process in Pakistan.

Other political parties, including ANP, MQM, PML-Q, had also backed his nomination.

Rabbani is expected to have a lunch with the premier this afternoon.