Mian Raza Rabbani took oath as Chairman of Senate at the Parliament House on Thursday on 12th March 2015. Ishaq Dar Federal Minister for Finance administered oath to the Chairman of Senate.
Senator Mian Raza Rabbani, born on July 23, 1953 in Lahore, is affiliated with Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) since 1968. He was also an activist during his student life. He is an advocate at the Supreme Court of Pakistan. Rabbani is representing PPP in the Senate since 1993. He has been elected for Senate six times.
Rabbani drafted many other bills and amendments as a Senator, including the bill for the repeal of the National Security Council Act 2001.
The new senate chairman was also elected chairman parliamentary committee on national security and co-authored 63 recommendations to the resolution passed on October 22, 2008 in a joint sitting of parliament. He also co-authored new Terms of Engagements with the United States and Nato.