534QUETTA: Senior PML-N leaders failed on Tuesday to persuade Balochistan Assembly Speaker Mir Jan Mohammad Jamali to withdraw his daughter in favour of party’s candidate on a seat reserved for women in the Senate elections.

Railways Minister Saad Rafique and Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Resources Jam Kamal Khan, along with provincial Senior Minister and President of the PML-N Balochistan chapter Sanaullah Zehri and Jangeez Marri, met Mr Jamali in the speaker’s chamber asked him to withdraw his daughter and support Mrs Perveen Kalsoom and other PML-N candidates.