Islamabad: The Pakistan Muslim League -Nawaz on Monday issued a senate ticket to its party worker from Balochistan against a vacant senate seat.

The seat fell vacant after Iqbal Zafar Jhgra resigned before he was made governor Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.

The party awarded Senate ticket to Sardar Yaqoob Khan Nasir after the prime minister approved the name. Yaqoob hails to Balochistan and has been issued the ticket against a vacant seat of Islamabad. Asif Kirmani had also applied for the ticket, however, he could not be issued the ticket for being MP-1 employee and drawing Rs60,0000 monthly salary from the national exchequer.