Unofficial results on Monday of by-elections held on 63 local body seats in five divisions of Sindh showed the PPP emerging victorious in Karachi.
Radio Pakistan said the PPP emerged as the single largest party in the by-polls. Quoting unofficial results, the report said that the PPP bagged seven out of the 11 union committees in Karachi while the remaining four went to the Jamat-e-Islami (JI).
“Similarly, [the PPP] won two out of four union councils in Hyderabad and bagged a majority in all the districts where elections were held,” the report added.
PPP leader Murtaza Wahab congratulated the party leadership and supporters on their victory, noting that “Karachiites have once again expressed full confidence” in the party.