Opposition political parties discuss TORs, ECP members’ appointment

Latest Update: July 11, 2016 | 216 Views

ISLAMABAD: The opposition political parties here on Monday discussed the terms of references (TORs) for the Panama Leaks Commission and the appointment of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) members.

Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly (NA) Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah has said that that federal government has not given the names for the vacant seats of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).

Opposition leader in NA Khursheed Shah made the statement while meeting Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Aitzaz Ahsan and Vice Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Shah Mehmood Qureshi.

The deadlock on the terms of reference regarding the investigation of Panama Leaks and the names for ECP members were discussed in the meeting of the opposition political leaders.

Shah said that the opposition will submit their names for ECP members after consultation amongst the parties.

It should be noted that the vacant seats in the election commission have to be filled by the end of July this year.


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