Islamabad (February 13, 2018): The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday rejected the nomination papers of two each members of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) and Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP).
The MQM nominees whose forms were rejected included MQM’s Amir Waliuddin Chishti on general category and former Citizen-Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) chairman Ahmed Chinoy.
Chishti’s forms were rejected over being a defaulter from bank while Chinoy failed to produce the record of 16-year education.
The forms of the PSP nominees Hassan Sabir and Sofia Saeed Shah were rejected as their proposers/seconders subscribed more than one nomination paper which is not permissible under the Elections Act, 2017.
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On Monday, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday rejected former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar’s nomination papers for the Senate elections.
Ishaq Dar, a relative of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and sitting senator, had applied on a technocrat seat from the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz.
The returning officer rejected his nomination papers during scrutiny today as the counsel for a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf candidate objected that Dar had not submitted an authentic declaration of his assets.