Sikandar Sultan Raja appointed as CEC, notification issued

ISLAMABAD: The federal authorities on Friday issued notification displaying appointment of Sikandar Sultan Raja as Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) for 5 years, ARY Information reported.

The reconstitution of the Election Fee of Pakistan is accomplished because the federal authorities has appointed Sikandar Sultan Raja because the CEC.

Moreover, the notification states appointment of Nisar Durrani as member from Sindh and Shah Mehmood Jatoi as member from Balochistan within the Election Fee of Pakistan.

The appointments within the Election Fee of Pakistan come after, the Parliamentary committee, earlier this week, had reached consensus  after extended talks.

Learn extra: Parliamentary committee approves title of Sikandar Sultan Raja as new CEC

The title of Sikandar Sultan Raja was forwarded by the federal authorities.

The individuals had additionally finalized names forwarded by the opposition together with Nisar Durrani from Sindh and Shah Muhammad Jatoi from Balochistan as members of the fee.

The system was prompt to the premier for the acceptance of title for CEC from the federal government’s facet and the appointment of two ECP members over suggestions of the opposition.

Learn extra: Govt, opposition finish impasse on CEC appointment: sources

Earlier on January 17, the parliamentary committee had 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), sources had stated.

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Parliamentary committee finalises Sikandar Sultan Raja as new CEC

ISLAMABAD: Parliamentary committee has permitted title of Sikandar Sultan Raja as the brand new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), ARY Information reported on Tuesday.

The consensus was made throughout a gathering of the committee headed by Federal Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari in Islamabad.

The title of Sikandar Sultan Raja was forwarded by the federal authorities,

The members have additionally finalized names forwarded by the opposition together with Nisar Durrani from Sindh and Shah Muhammad Jatoi from Balochistan as members of the fee.

The formulation was urged to the premier for the acceptance of title for CEC from the federal government’s aspect and the appointment of two ECP members over suggestions of the opposition.

Learn extra: Govt, opposition finish impasse on CEC appointment: sources

Earlier on January 17, the parliamentary committee had 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), sources stated.

Sources stated the federal authorities and opposition are prone to make consensus for Sikandar Sultan Raja for the place of chief election commissioner (CEC).

Pakistan Individuals’s Occasion (PPP) had greenlighted 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.

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Progress made on names of CEC, ECP positions: sources

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.

Learn: Govt, opposition finish impasse on CEC appointment: sources

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.

Learn: SC returns petition in search of appointment of CEC, ECP members

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.

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Bureaucrats steered as a substitute of judges for CEC put up: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Expertise, Fawad Chaudhry, on Saturday mentioned that the opposition chief has steered the names of bureaucrats as a substitute of judges for the appointment of latest chief election commissioner (CEC), ARY Information reported.

Fawad Chaudhry expressed hopes that the federal authorities and the opposition to make consensus over CEC place. He was commenting over the names steered by the Opposition Chief within the Nationwide Meeting, Shehbaz Sharif, for CEC place in his letter despatched to Prime Minister Imran Khan at present.

Fawad Chaudhry mentioned that every one three names really useful by Shehbaz Sharif are dependable and each side will quickly resolve upon one names.

He mentioned that the federal authorities desired to take away all flaws from the electoral course of which might make sure the organisation of clear elections free from criticism. Chaudhry added that the federal government is dedicated to empowering the Election Fee of Pakistan (ECP). Chaudhry mentioned that his ministry can be keen to introduce fashionable applied sciences within the election fee.

Earlier within the day, Opposition Chief within the Nationwide Meeting Shehbaz Sharif in a letter addressed to Prime Minister Imran Khan steered three names for appointment of the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC).

Learn: Shehbaz Sharif suggests three names for CEC in letter to PM Imran Khan

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President has proposed the names of Nasir Mahmood Khosa, Jaleel Abbas Jilani and Akhlaq Ahmed Tarar for the appointment of the chief of the Election Fee of Pakistan.

Shehbaz Sharif in his letter has urged the prime minister for contemplating over these three nominees with out additional delay.

“The five-year constitutional time period of the chief election commissioner goes to finish on 06 December,” the letter mentioned.

The bench of the election fee requires to comprise of at the very least three members and it’ll grow to be dysfunctional if the CEC and different two members wouldn’t be appointed, the opposition chief mentioned in his letter.

The Supreme Court docket has additionally offered steerage for the session with its varied choices, the letter mentioned. “You’d have initiated the method of session underneath the structure earlier then now,” the letter additional mentioned. “Hopefully you’ll again the eligibility of the proposed individuals,” the opposition chief added.

It’s pertinent to say right here that Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Justice (retd) Sardar Muhammad Raza will retire on December 06.

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Cupboard approves institution of ‘Media Tribunals’

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Cupboard has determined to arrange Particular Media Tribunals to resolve points referring to the Media business and stakeholders.

This was acknowledged in a information briefing by Prime Minister’s Particular Assistant on Data and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan in Islamabad on Tuesday, Radio Pakistan reported.

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She stated the media tribunals will change Pakistan Digital Media Regulatory Authority’s (PEMRA) Council of complaints to resolve points pertaining to media and different stakeholders.

The Particular Assistant stated the tribunals will determine a matter inside 90 days. She stated a invoice on this regard shall be tabled within the Nationwide Meeting.

SAPM Awan stated that the upper judiciary will patronize these tribunals.

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“All pending circumstances with PEMRA shall be referred to the media tribunals.”

She added that Prime Minister Imran Khan and the federal government imagine in facilitation and empowerment of media.

 

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