Islamabad: The Election Commission of Pakistan has asked Federal Minister for water Faisal Wawda to submit reply in the disqualification case.
The ECP’s three member bench headed by Altaf Ibrahim Qureshi heard the disqualification petition against the Minister.
The cousel of the Minister challenging the jurisdiction of the bench said that the petitioner should have used the forum of the speaker National Assembly (NA) adding that it was understandable if the Speaker NA would send the matter to the ECP.
He added that we will submit our respond after it is decided the petition is maintainble or not.
The ECP adjourned the hearing until October 8 ordering the counsel of the Minister to submit the reply before the next hearing.