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Monday Mar 05 2018
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GEO NEWS

Independent FATA Senator Mirza Afridi joins PML-N

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GEO NEWS
FATA Senator Mirza Afridi and PML-N Quaid Nawaz Sharif with other party leaders today - Geo News
 

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.