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The Deputy Chairmen of the Senate of Pakistan

Current Deputy Chairman

The current Chairman is Senator Molana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri who has been elected by the Majority of votes on 12th March, 2015. Learn more about the current Deputy Chairman Senate

Election of the Deputy Chairman

The Deputy Chairman is elected through a secret ballot system from the sitting members of Senate.. The election of the Deputy Chairman is held immediately after the election of Chairman.

Role of Deputy Chairman

While the office of Chairman is vacant, or during any period when the Chairman is acting as, or discharging the functions of the President, the duties of the office are performed by the Deputy Chairman.
During the absence of the Chairman from any sitting of the House, the Deputy Chairman acts as Chairman. He/She has the same powers as the Chairman when presiding over a sitting of the House.

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