Rabbani threatens to resign on disagreement over amendment | Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani on Friday threatened to give his resignation after expressing his displeasure over re-voting on an amendment to Article 60.

According to reports, Law Minister Zahid Hamid requested Senate Chairman to give him permission to move a motion on re-voting on Article 60, in his response Rabbani said that he cant give his permission over the matter, as the voting has already been done on the matter once.

Meanwhile, Pakistan Peoples Party leader Farooq H Naik supported Hamid.

Rabbani in protest handed the Senate proceedings over to Deputy Chairman Maulana Ghafoor Haidery and left for his chamber after threatening to resign from his position.

Members of the Senate from opposition and treasury benches visited Rabbani’s chamber to resolve the matter. 

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