Prime Minister Imran Khan in a letter to wrote a letter to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif, proposed three names for the post of Chief Election Commissioner (CEC).
The letter—written by the prime minister on January 15—calls for “meaningful negotiations” with the PML-N leader for the appointment of the new election commission chief.
The names of three former federal secretaries were suggested by the premier in his letter to Shehbaz. These included Jamil Ahmed, Fazal Abbas Maken and Sikander Sultan Raja. PM Imran stated that he had written the letter to resolve the pending issue of the appointment of a new head to oversee the commission.
The News reported a day earlier that the government and opposition reached a consensus on names of ECP members from Sindh and Balochistan.
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17 November, 2019