Senators elect chairmen of standing committees
Sherry Rehman to chair foreign affairs committee, Mushahid defence, Ali Zafar law and justice
Leader of the Opposition in the Senate Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani, Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed, Senator Sami Yazdi and PTI Senator Faisal Javed, Dr Wasim Shehzad and PPP Senator Palwasha Khan also attended the meeting.
Senator Faisal Javed has been elected as chairman of Standing Committee for Information and Broadcasting whereas Senator Ali Zafar has been elected as chairman of Senate Standing Committee for Law and Justice.
When asked about barring the media from attending the election of chairmen of the standing committees, Yousaf Raza Gilani said the government informed them about this issue. He said they hopes that the media will not be kept away from the meetings of these committees.