Siraj supports Rabbani as Senate chairman


LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) chief Senator Sirajul Haq has supported Raza Rabbani as the new Senate chairman and urged all political parties to develop a consensus in this regard.

In a statement issued on Friday, he said that the re-election of Raza Rabbani as the chairman would bring to an end the present political crisis and state of uncertainty.

He said that Raza Rabbani’s performance as a chairman and his style of working in the past had impressed everybody as he had set an example by serving the country and the nation.

Siraj said that the differences with Raza Rabbani’s party— the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP)— apart, the personal performance and the capability of Rabbani must be duly acknowledged, adding that the performance Rabbani was the best proof of his eligibility for the top slot.