ISLAMABAD: Sikandar Sultan Raja has been sworn in as the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC).
Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Gulzar Ahmad administered him the oath to the new election chief of Pakistan at a ceremony held at the Supreme Court in Islamabad.
He was chosen to head the Election Commission by a parliamentary committee comprising government and opposition members following the retirement of Sardar Raza Khan from the seat last month.
The Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs had notified Sikandar Sultan Raja, a former bureaucrat, as the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) on Friday for a five-year term.
Moreover, the oath-taking of the two members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) also scheduled to be held today at the head office of the ECP in Islamabad.