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Election commission reveals PML-Nawaz’s asset details

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday issued details of assets of Pakistan's political parties including the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), ARY News reported. According to the details revealed in the list of assets issued by the election commission, former ruling party the PML-N possesses the biggest assets worth 222.1 million rupees. The PPP is the second leading party in this list with assets worth 162.2 million…

ECP forms working groups to find flaws in electoral process

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan has constituted ‘Post Election Review Working Groups’ to examine anomalies occurred during the July 25 general elections, ARY News reported. The ECP has formed at least 13 working groups tasked with different assignments including delimitations, preparations of electoral lists and enlistment of political parties. The working groups will also examine anomalies in allotment of electoral symbols, deployment and training of election staff, constitution of polling stations,…

Tehreek-e-Insaaf main shamooliyat par qareebi doston say mushawrat kar raha hoon’ Farooq Sattar

Karachi: MQM Pakistan kay rehnuma farooq sattar ka kehna hai kay tehreek insaaf main shamooliyat par qareebi doston say mushwarat kar raha hoon. Tafseelat kay mutabiq MQM Pakistan kay rehnuma nay Election commission kay bahir media say guftagu kartay hovay kaha kay Election commission main be lagaam intekhabi akhrajaat say muttaliq petition dair ki hai. unhon nay kaha kay quomi assembly kay rukun kay akhrajaat 40 aur soobai nishist kay akhrajaat 30 lakh rakhay gaye likin siyasi jamaten lakhon aur qaroron rupay kharch…

Who rules the roost? Here are the current party positions

The Election Commission of Pakistan has released results of majority of the National Assembly seats giving clear indication of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leading the vote tally with over 100 seats. According to results unveiled by the election commission, PTI is on the top with 110 seats, PML-N is next to top with 63 seats, followed by 42 of the PPP and so on. Here are the current party positions Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf – 110 Pakistan Muslim League (N) – 63  Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians – 42 Independents –…

PML-N’s Talal Chaudhry asset details, worth Rs50 lac

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Talal Chaudhry is not filthy rich as compared to other key members of the party. According to the revealed asset details, he is found to be a poor man. The affidavit submitted in Election Commission, Talal is an owner of assets worth Rs50 lac. He does not own his personal residence nor a car. His 20-kanal acre agricultural land and insurance is worth Rs7.5 lac. Besides this, the former minister has cash amounting Rs33,67,000 and took a loan of Rs50 lac to start…

122 nomination papers for National Assembly, 539 for Provincial Assembly filed in Balochistan

QUETTA: So far a total of 122 nomination papers have been filed to Election Commission of Pakistan, 16 National Assembly seats and 539 for 51 provincial assembly seats in Balochistan. The forms are submitted in the Election Commission office as follows: For National Assembly seats reserved for minorities and women 144 forms have been submitted. 29 candidates have filed papers for Balochistan Assembly seats reserved for minorities and women. Niaz Baloch, Provincial Election Commissioner explained that returning…

KU teachers say ‘no’ to election duties as ordered by ECP

KARACHI: Teachers guild at Karachi University slammed the notice issued by the Election Commission of Pakistan asking the university administration to assign teachers election duties as required on the polling day. A meeting was held on the campus in which the teachers termed the notice issued by the election commission as “harassment of female colleagues”. “Prof Jamil Kazmi, the Kuts president, told the session that KU teachers haven’t performed any election duty over the past 25 years. And, it’s not just KU…

Election candidates asked to submit affidavit by June 11

ISLAMABAD: Following the directives of the Supreme Court, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has directed all the candidates to submit the affidavit to the designated returning officers by June 11. The ECP made it clear that any submission after June 11 would be rejected. According to election commission: “The candidates will now have to solemnly affirm that no loan of Rs2 million or more has been obtained from any bank, financial institution, cooperative society or corporate body in their own name or their…

ECP asks foreign observers to be ‘impartial, objective’ during election coverage

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued a 14-point code of conduct for foreign observers in the upcoming general elections to be held on July 25. According to rules issued by the ECP, no person would be permitted to observe election process unless he/she presents accreditation card issued by ECP or its authorized officer. Officials are required to display their official identification badges issued by ECP and must present it to election officials and security officials when requested.…

Elections 2018: CCTV cams to be installed at sensitive polling stations

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) convened a key meeting to review progress over procurement of security cameras for installation, provision of missing facilities at polling stations and availability of sufficient polling staff. The meeting was chaired by Chief Election Commissioner Justice Sardar Muhammad Raza. It was informed during a meeting, attended by chief secretaries of all provinces, that security cameras would be installed at most sensitive polling stations during the upcoming general…