Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will seek a vote of confidence from the national parliament after the ruling PTI lost the Senate general seat from Islamabad to the joint opposition, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi announced on Wednesday.Also Read - US Won't Let Imran Khan-led Propaganda Damage Ties With Pakistan, Says Ned Price

Hours after PTI’s defeat was confirmed, Qureshi addressed a press conference and said, “Those standing with Imran Khan will be seen on one side and those who are not, and think they like the ideology of the PPP and PML-N have every right to join their ranks.” Also Read - Viral Video: Imran Khan Compares Himself To Donkey. Netizens React With Hilarious Comments. Watch

Several other PTI leaders including Asad Umar, Shireen Mazari, Shafqat Mehmood and Fawad Chaudhry were also present during the press conference. Also Read - Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif Orders Foolproof Security For Predecessor Imran Khan

According to the reports from Pakistan, the polling time for 37 seats of the Senate came to a close at 5pm after voting was held smoothly under the supervision of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). A total of 78 candidates contesting from Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan and Islamabad.