RAIWIND: The opposition leaders unanimously decided not to allow any changes in the current Election Commission of Pakistan which was constituted after consensus of all the stakeholders, Express News reported on Wednesday.
The decision was taken during a high-level meeting presided over by Nawaz Sharif at his residence in Raiwind. The meeting was called by Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) to discuss the rapidly evolving political situation in light of the Supreme Court’s order to arrest Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf.
Vowing to not let anyone derail the democratic process, the opposition leaders said no unconstitutional step will be tolerated.
The leaders also called for the announcement of election dates immediately.
They further stressed that the interim setup should be made in consultation with all the concerned parties.
On January 15, the apex court ordered arrest of Ashraf in the Rental Power Projects case. Ashraf was accused of receiving kickbacks in the rental power projects and of buying property in London from the money earned through corruption in various scams.