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Rigging Probe: Parliamentary committee to meet tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: Parliamentary Committee formed to probe alleged rigging in General Elections 2018, will hold its maiden meeting at Parliament House tomorrow, ARY NEWS reported on Tuesday. The meeting to be chaired by the Secretary National Assembly, will elect chairman of the probe committee. It may be recalled that the government has already nominated Defence Minister, Pervez Khattak as the chairman of the parliamentary committee, probing alleged rigging in General Elections 2018. On October 15. the government announced…

Senate passes motion to nominate ten members in rigging probe body

ISLAMABAD: The Upper House of Parliament on Friday passed a motion authorizing the Chairman Senate to nominate ten members in Parliamentary Committee investigating allegations of rigging in elections held on July 25, 2018. Moved by State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan, the House approved this motion and also authorized the Chairman Senate to change the composition of Committee on election-rigging which will comprise 30 lawmakers including 10 Senators. According to this motion, five Senators each…

NA approves changes in composition of committee probing rigging

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Wednesday passed a motion for amendment in the composition of committee announced to probe the charges of election rigging. Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan moved the motion and said that National Assembly passed a motion earlier on September 18, 2018 for constituting a committee of the House to investigate the charges of election rigging. He said that it has been agreed to bring change in composition of the committee and Senate is being given…

Khattak made parliamentary body head to probe rigging charges

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Defence Pervez Khattak will head a parliamentary committee to probe alleged rigging in the July 25 elections. According to details, Prime Minister Imran Khan has picked Khattak as head of the parliamentary panel to probe rigging charges in line with the demand of the opposition in the National Assembly. A notification about the committee will be issued once the Senate nominates its members who will be part of the body. The premier has informed Speaker of the National Assembly Asad Qaiser…

Shehbaz welcomes parliamentary body for probe into ‘rigging’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday welcomed the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government’s decision to form a parliamentary body to probe the allegations of rigging in the July 25 polls. In a statement, he said a decision was taken today to form a parliamentary body to probe rigging. The formation of the commission in line with his demand is commendable, he added Shehbaz said the commission’s terms of references (ToRs) and time frame for the probe will be finalised now.…

Poll ‘rigging’: PTI tables motion in NA to form parliamentary commission

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government on Tuesday tabled a motion in the National Assembly to form a parliamentary commission to probe alleged rigging in the July 26 polls.  Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi tabled the motion during the NA session which was presided over by Speaker Asad Qaiser. The motion, which was discussed and approved by the house, authorised the Speaker to constitute a committee to finalize terms of reference (ToRs) with regard to investigation into the allegations of…