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24 legislators to appear in ECP today

24 legislators to appear in ECP today

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan will hear fake degree cases of 24 legislators on Monday (today).
As many as four MNAs, two senators and 18 members of the provincial assemblies have been summoned by the ECP to defend their cases. Out of 18 MPAs, seven belong to Punjab, four each from Khyber-Pakhtoonkhawa and Balochistan assemblies while three are from the Sindh Assembly.
The MNAs who will appear before the ECP are Jawad Hussain, Hayat Ullah Tareen, Mazhar

ECP will review 14 more fake degree cases today

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan has summoned fourteen members of National and provincial assemblies to face its special committee on fake degrees today.
Three National Assembly members, Mir Hamdam Khan, Ghulam Dastagir Rajar, Haji Rozuddin, two Sindh Assembly members Mukesh Kumar, Patembir Sehwani, four MPAs from Punjab, Afshan Farooq, Muhammad Safdar Gul, Farah Deeba, Haji Nasir Mahmood, four from Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa, Maulvi Obaidullah, Haji Sher Azam Wazir,

20 MPs to appear in ECP today to defend fake degrees

Twenty lawmakers accused of possessing fake or invalid educational degrees would appear before a special committee of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) today (Monday) to defend their position.
Earlier, the ECP had set October 25 as the deadline for the completion of hearing of all cases, however, an Election Commission official said that it was impossible for the ECP to meet the deadline, as most of the cases were yet to be heard. He said the commission

ECP summons 12 MPs, restores 25

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has summoned 12 lawmakers, including a federal minister for livestock and dairy development, today (Thursday) before its special committee to defend their positions in the fake degree cases.
An ECP official said that Livestock and Dairy Development Minister Mir Humayun Aziz Kurd had been sent a final notice to appear before the committee. Other parliamentarians summoned include Nasim Nasir Khawaja, Shumaila Rana, Seemal Kamran,

ECP restores 16 MPs’ membership

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday restored sixteen lawmakers’ membership as they filed statements of their assets and liabilities.
Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Joint Secretary Afzal Khan said that Chief Election Commissioner of Pakistan Justice(R) Hamid Ali Mirza had restored membership of sixteen lawmakers, including four MNAs and twelve MPAs, who were suspended on Monday.
The MNAs whose membership was restored included Jamiat-e-Ulema

12 lawmakers disregard ECP notice to defend educational degrees

ISLAMABAD: Parliamentarians and members of provincial assemblies appear to have no regard for the law or the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), as some of them accused of possessing fake degrees are consistently avoiding to appear before the ECP special committee to defend their educational record.
Only three of the 15 MPs summoned appeared before the special committee on Monday and the ECP officials hearing the fake degree cases said that the committee would refer the cases

ECP summons 12 lawmakers in fake degree case

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has directed 12 parliamentarians accused of having either fake or invalid educational degrees to appear on Monday before the ECP’s special committee hearing the fake degree cases.
“We have sent three notices to PPP lawmaker Nasir Ali Khan (NA-259) and if he does not appear on Monday, his case would be decided ex-parte,” a senior ECP official told Pakistan Today.
Other parliamentarians summoned are Hayat Ullah Khan Tareen (NA-155),