Islamabad: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has decided to issue notices to Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry and Railways Minister Azam Khan Swati for accusations against Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sikander Sultan Raja and the commission.
CEC Raja on Tuesday chaired a meeting of the ECP where the matter of allegations levelled by the federal ministers was discussed.
ECP members Nisar Durrani, Shah Muhammad Jatoi, and other officials of the commission attended the meeting.
The members condemned the allegations “in the strongest possible terms” and rejected them.
The commission decided to seek proof backing the accusations by Swati, which were levelled during a meeting of the Senate Standing Committee for Parliamentary Affairs and another held the night prior at the President House, and those by Chaudhry which were levelled during a press conference.