Parliamentary body on alleged rigging to meet on Nov 6

Committee includes 15 lawmakers each from the government and the Opposition parties


November 03, 2018
Committee includes 15 lawmakers each from the government and the Opposition parties. PHOTO: AFP

ISLAMABAD: The Parliamentary Committee formed to probe alleged rigging in general election 2018 would hold its first meeting on November 6 (Tuesday) at the Parliament House.

The Committee will elect its Chairman. The National Assembly Secretariat has dispatched notices to all the members for their participation.

Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser had constituted a 30-member Parliamentary Committee, comprising MNAs and Senators, to probe alleged rigging in the General Election 2018.

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The Committee will review allegations of irregularities in the general election besides finalizing Terms of Reference (ToR) and taking required measures to look into the rigging allegations, besides compiling its report within agreed time-frame and submitting before the House.

The Committee includes 15 lawmakers each from the government and the Opposition parties. Headed by Minister for Defence Pervez Khattak, the Committee is consisted of members including, Shafqat Mehmood, Shireen Mazari, Fawad Chaudhry, Tariq Bashir Cheema, Azam Swati, Amir Dogar, Khalid Magsi, Akhtar Mengal, Ameenul Haq, Ghous Bakhsh Mehr,  Ayaz Sadiq, Rana Tanveer, Ahsan Iqbal, Murtaza Javed Abbasi, Rana Sanaullah, Raja Pervez Ashraf, Khursheed Shah, Naveed Qamar, Ameer Haider Hoti, Maulana Abdul Wasay, Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri, Mohammad Ali Saif, Sarfraz Bugti, Nauman Wazir, Hidayatullah, Javed Abbasi, Asad Junejo, Usman Kakar and Rehman Malik. APP

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