A meeting of the Parliamentary Committee chaired by Human Rights Minister Dr . Shireen Mazari, will meet today (Dec 12) to end deadlock over appointment of Members of the ECP from Sindh and Balochistan forwarded by the government and the opposition.
As per reports, the meeting will be held in the Parliament House at 4:00 pm. The meeting will discuss the six proposed names for the appointment of Chief Election Commissioner. Government and the Opposition have forwarded their nominations for appointment of Members of the Election Commission of Pakistan to the Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser and the Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjarani. Both the custodians have forwarded these nominations to the Parliamentary Committee for consideration.
Earlier, PM Imran Khan has proposed the names of three bureaucrats; Babar Yaqoob, Fazal Abbas Maken and Arif Khan. PM Imran also proposed names of Justice (retd) Sadiq Bhatti, Justice (retd) Noor-ul-haq Qureshi and Abdul Jabbar Qureshi for Sindh while for balochistan, the names of Dr Fayez Mohammad Kakar, Mir Naveed Jan Baloch and Amanullah Baloch were proposed.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz president, in a letter to the premier, recommended the names of Nasir Mahmood Khosa, Jalil Abbas Jillani and Akhlaaq Ahmed Tarar for the post of CEC.
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