N gains control of Senate, say media

“Time will tell which school of thought will win,” he said while addressing a press conference here

Some observers project as much as a 37 seat haul which would fuel momentum for Shahbaz as the PML-N seeks another term in government in the lower house general elections in July.

Pakistan's ruling party extended its hold over parliament this weekend, after a secret ballot saw the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) gaining control of the upper house.

PML-N backed-candidates won 15 of 52 seats being contested, surpassing Pakistan's Peoples Party (PPP) as the biggest group in Senate, the Geo TV channel reported.

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Last month a Pakistan court removed Sharif as head of PML-N, while a number of candidates linked to the former prime minister were also disqualified from running under the party's name.

Unlike the last Senate election in 2015, lawmakers were prohibited from taking their phones into the assemblies during the vote. Sharif has been highly critical of the courts, accusing them of conspiring to damage his party and the country's civilian leaders.

These candidates ran as "independents" with the official results of the vote not showing their links to the PML-N, but does give the party effective control over the upper house.

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Mirza Mohammad Afridi on Monday called on PML-N Quaid Nawaz Sharif and announced to join PML-N but today he was among those in presence.

'We will change the process of indirect election of senators through secret votes after coming to power, Khan said in a statement.

Pakistan People's Party (PPP) on Tuesday claimed to have won the support of eight Fata senators after a meeting of Dr Qayyum Soomro and Salim Mandviwala with the newly elected independent members.

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