Waqar Mehdi of PPP elected senator unopposed from Sindh

 Waqar Mehdi belongs to the old guard of the PPP in Karachi and hails from a humble background

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Waqar Mehdi has been elected unopposed a member of the Senate in the by-election on a vacant seat of the upper house of parliament from Sindh. The Election commission has issued the notification of his success. This seat fall vacant after the resignation of PPP Senator Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar. He resigned after developing differences with the party leadership.

Waqar Mehdi belongs to old guard of the party in Karachi and stood firmly with the party in all weathers. He is not an elitist politician.  He is an ideological worker of the party from a modest and humble family background.

The Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) has withdrawn its candidate after the negotiations with PPP leaders.  The PPP workers has congratulated Waqar Mehdi on being elected senator unopposed.

Waqar Mehdi is the general-secretary of the Sindh chapter of the PPP and also a special assistant to the chief minister on political affairs and the CM’s Inspection, Enquiries, and Implementation Team. He had joined the party as young activists since affiliated with the party for decades. He is one of the most senior leaders of the party in Karachi.


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