QUETTA:  PPP candidate Mir Yousaf Badini has been elected senator unopposed on the seat left vacant after the demise of his father Mir Wali Muhammad Badini. Addressing a news conference here on Sunday, PPP Provincial Minister Haji Ali Madad Jattak announced Badini’s victory. The BNP Awami and National Party had submitted nomination papers of their candidates, but both of them had withdrawn in favour of the PPP candidate.

 “I am announcing that Mir Yousaf Badini has elected senator unopposed on his late father’s seat.” Jattak said.

Meanwhile, Jattak strongly condemned the Mastung blast and expressed his sympathy with the victims’ families.