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PML-N ineligible to get party symbol over failure to elect new president: ECP – Pakistan


The Election Fee of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday issued a discover to the PML-N following its failure to elect a celebration president after the disqualification of Nawaz Sharif and notified that the PML-N “is not eligible” to get the social gathering image.

In line with PML-N’s social gathering structure, it was purported to elect a president inside 45 days after the ouster of Sharif — the deadline handed on September 11.

The discover, issued to PML-N Appearing Secretary Basic Ahsan Iqbal, stated that because of its failure to elect the social gathering head, the PML-N “is not eligible” to get the social gathering image.

The ECP fastened the matter for listening to on October three, 2017.

ECP cannot denotify a political social gathering: PML-N

Earlier within the day, the counsel for PML-N chief Raja Zafarul Haq submitted earlier than the ECP that the fee “has no jurisdiction within the matter of denotifying a political social gathering.”

A four-member fee was listening to a petition in opposition to Nawaz Sharif because it had clubbed Constitutional functions filed by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and others.

The PML-N in its written reply argued that “the PML-N just isn’t a reputation of an individual however a reputation of one of many largest political events.”

“There is no such thing as a provision of legislation which bars to steer a political social gathering by an individual allegedly having [been] disqualified to turn into a member of the parliament,” says the reply.

Raja Haq additionally rejected all accusations levelled in opposition to the social gathering and its management.

The ECP will resume the listening to of the petition on October 18.

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