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Kisan package is a part of budget, not violation of code of conduct: M. Riaz

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission has has summoned Finance Secretary, Waqar Masood while issuing funds for PM’s Kisan package.However, Chief Election Commissioner, Sardar Raza Khan said that issuing the funds is the violation of code of conduct after the election schedule has been released.

In Islamabad, under five member bench, Chief Election Commissioner, Sardar Raza Khan heard the case hearing of PM’s Kisan package.

However, Secretary of National Food Security, Seerat Asghar, Secretary of Information and Broadcasting, Saba Mohsin Raza and  Additional Attorney General, Muhammad Riaz appeared before the Commission today.

Whereas, Sardar Raza Khan said that issuing funds after election schedule has been released, is the violation of code of conduct.Meanwhile, Attorney General Muhammad Riaz told that Kisan package was the part of the budget so it was not the violation of the code of conduct.He added that election schedule was not announced when the Kisan package was announced.

However, the ECP adjourned the hearing till November 17.