Parliamentary panel mulls filling ECP vacancies from Sindh, Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary committee, includes of the members of the opposition and authorities mentioned appointment of the the election fee members from Sindh and Balochistan, ARY Information reported on Wednesday.

The 2 sides exchanged their names for appointment as members of ECP within the assembly chaired by Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr. Shireen Mazari.

The federal government and opposition proposed six names to fill the 2 vacancies within the election fee.

The committee will meet once more on June 19 to additional deliberate over the matter.

The opposition really helpful names of senior lawyer Khalid Javed, Justice (retd) Abdul Rasul Memon and Justice (retd) Noorul Haq Qureshi for the ECP member from Sindh.

The opposition chief really helpful Salahuddin Mengal, Shah Muhammad Jatoi and Abdul Rauf Atta for the election fee member from Balochistan.

In the meantime, the federal government has proposed its three names for the election fee member from Balochistan together with Muneer Kakar, Amanullah Baloch and Mir Naveed Baloch.

Whereas the names urged for the ECP member from Sindh are Khalid Mehmood Siddiqui, Justice (retd) Farrukh Zia Shaikh and Iqbal Mehmood.

The parliamentary panel will shortlist these names in its subsequent assembly.

Chief of the Opposition within the Nationwide Meeting Shehbaz Sharif had despatched revised names to Prime Minister Imran Khan for appointing the members of the election fee on Tuesday.

The ECP includes a Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and 4 members — one from every province, beneath the Structure.

In keeping with Article-215 (4) of the Structure a emptiness within the workplace of the commissioner or a member shall be stuffed inside 45 days.

The ECP was incomplete after its members from Sindh and Balochistan retired on January 26.

Underneath Articles-213 and 218, the prime minister in dialogue with the opposition chief forwards three names for the appointment of a CEC or fee member to a parliamentary committee for affirmation of one in every of them.

In case, lack of consensus between the premier and the opposition chief, the legislation permits the 2 to ahead separate lists to the parliamentary committee for the listening to and finalizing the names.

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