Monday, March 05, 2018
ISLAMABAD: Senator Mirza Mohammad Afridi, who was elected as an independent senator from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on Saturday, has joined the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).
After a meeting with former prime minister and PML-N president Nawaz Sharif on Monday, Afridi announced joining the PML-N.
In the Senate polls on Saturday, PML-N-backed independent candidates emerged as the largest party in the Upper House of Parliament.
The party bagged a total of 15 Senate seats across the country, according to unofficial and unverified results, taking its total strength in the 104-member Senate to 33.