Pakistan

Election commission grills Mustafa Kamal’s PSP on flag petition

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has reserved its verdict on a petition seeking withdrawal of the national flag from being used as a party flag by Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP), ARY News reported.

An ECP bench headed by Chief Election Commissioner Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan heard the petition filed by Sajid Kiyani today.

PSP counsel, in the arguments, said that there is no restriction of using the national flag under the Political Parties Act. He added the crescent and star is not present on the flag.

“No one can be stopped from bringing the national flag,” he said.

The chief ECP asked why Pakistani flags are waved in PSP rallies and public meetings. He added, “It  gives an impression that the political party is enjoying the support of someone.”

He asked, that why other political parties are not using the Pakistani flag.

ECP has reserved its judgment over the petition against Pak Sarzameen Party.

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