PESHAWAR - The ruling ANP and PPP Saturday offered two general seats to joint opposition in coming Senate elections being held on March 2.

In this connection, a meeting of the ruling alliance was held here, which was also attended by senior leaders of the party and provincial ministers, in which, it was decided to offer two general seats to the opposition parties.

After this decision, three aspirants of the ANP and PPP would withdraw from the run. Talking to media here, ANP provincial general secretary Arbab Tahir said that the decision to give two seats to the opposition had been jointly made by ANP and PPP.

The opposition has demanded a total of three seats while the government has offered only two seats. If the govt and the opposition do not agree on the distribution of the seats, they would contest on all seats. Talking to the media, Abdul Jalil Jan of JUI-F said if JUI-F’s demand was not met their candidates would contest the elections.