ISLAMABAD: The parliamentary committee has made some progress throughout a gathering to debate names for the appointment of chief election commissioner (CEC) and members of Election Fee of Pakistan (ECP), citing sources, ARY Information reported on Friday.
Sources mentioned the federal authorities and opposition are more likely to make consensus for Sikandar Sultan Raja for the place of chief election commissioner (CEC).
It emerged that each side have agreed on the names advisable for the vacant seats of ECP’s Sindh and Balochistan chapters, nevertheless, the title of CEC was undecided because the names of Babar Yaqoob and Fateh Muhammad weren’t withdrawn.
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Pakistan Folks’s Occasion (PPP) made go-ahead for the particular person named for ECP Sindh chapter, whereas, Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) supported the title given by Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) for ECP Balochistan chapter.
Sources added the federal authorities is anticipated to formally withdraw Babar Yaqoob for CEC place as each side are more likely to make consensus over Sikandar Sultan Raja for the highest submit.
The Federal Minister for Parliamentary Affairs mentioned that the federal government and opposition made an in depth dialogue on varied issues. Azam Swati mentioned some suggestions are nonetheless remaining in closed envelopes, nevertheless, the ultimate resolution might be taken on Monday.
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Earlier on January 1, The federal government and opposition have made progress for going forward within the appointment of chief election commissioner (CEC) after ending the impasse, citing sources, ARY Information reported on Friday.
The federal government and opposition leaders have determined to suggest new names for CEC submit and withdrew all earlier names, sources mentioned.
Each side will ship new names to the parliamentary committee and a session can also be scheduled subsequent week to overview the proposed names.
The federal government had earlier floated three names for the electoral physique’s prime place together with incumbent ECP Secretary Babar Yaqoob and two former bureaucrats Abbas Mekan and Arif Khan.