Journalists Panel clean sweeps NPC polls
ISLAMABAD: The Journalists Panel has swept the National Press Club (NPC) elections for 2014, defeating the Grand Journalist Panel and Jaago Liberal Panel.
It was their eighth consecutive win. All the candidates of the panel won the elections by a huge margin. According to the results announced on Friday morning, Shehryar Khan of the Journalists Panel was elected president of the NPC for year 2013-2014. He got 1,206 votes while his opponents Nawaz Raza of Grand Journalists Panel bagged 262 votes and Matiullah Jan of Jaago Panel got 208 votes.
Tariq Chaudhry was elected the general secretary by securing 1,090 votes. His opponent Rehan Khattak got 283 votes.
Similarly, Waqar Satti of the Journalists Panel was elected the finance secretary. Satti bagged 1,128 votes, while his opponent Farhat Turabi secured 231 votes.