Friday August 05, 2022

Not A Single Resignation Received From Qasim Suri: ECP

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) termed the statement of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Fawad Chaudhry as misleading and contrary to facts.

According to the spokesperson of the Election Commission, Fawad Chaudhry’s statement of not accepting the resignation is contrary to the facts and misleading.

He said that not a single resignation was received from the former Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri, but the resignations of 11 members of the National Assembly were received from the current Speaker, which were approved as per the rules and the election schedule was announced.

The spokesman said that according to the constitution, the Election Commission is bound to hold elections on these seats within 60 days.

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