PPP to hold CEC meeting today, discuss PDM’s show-cause notice

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) will hold a meeting of the Central Executive Committee (CEC) today to deliberate over its standing with the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM). The meeting will be chaired by former president Asif Ali Zardari and PPP

Bilawal summons PPP’s CEC meeting to discuss resignations

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has summoned a meeting of the Central Executive Committee (CEC) of the party on April 5 to discuss resignations from assemblies The CEC meeting will be held at 2:00 PM at

CEC visits National Assembly, reviews polling process

ISLAMABAD: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sikandar Sultan Raja visited the National Assembly hall where polling for the 37 Senate seats is being held. According to details, the chief election commissioner examined the polling process. More than 185 members of the

SC summons CEC, attorney general in local bodies election case

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has summoned the Chief Election Commissioner and its members, expressing outrage over the issue of local body elections. During the hearing on the issue of local body elections, Justice Qazi Faez Isa asked why

Schedule announced for polls in Gilgit Baltistan

GILGIT: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of Gilgit Baltistan has announced the schedule for elections in the federally-administered area, A notification issued by the CEC states that the returning officers (RO) would issue a public notice for nomination papers on 7th


After months of political wrangling and uncertainty, former bureaucrat Jalal Sikander Sultan was sworn as the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) making the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) completely functional once again. A bipartisan committee headed by human rights minister Shireen

Sikandar Sultan sworn in as Chief Election Commissioner

ISLAMABAD: Muhammad Jalal Sikandar Sultan on Monday was sworn in as the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) making the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) completely functional. Chief Justice of Pakistan Gulzar Ahmad administered him the oath at a ceremony at the

New CEC Sultan Raja to take oath tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: Dr Sikandar Sultan Raja, will take oath tomorrow (Monday) as the new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC). According to details, his oath will be administered by Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed in the Supreme Court. After taking oath, Sultan raja will

Former judge Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim passes away

KARACHI: Renowned jurist and former chief election commissioner, Fakhruddin G Ebrahim, passed away in Karachi on Tuesday. His funeral will be offered at Noor Bagh Graveyard, Mewa Shah, where he will be laid to rest. He was aged 91. Ebrahim

PPP summons emergency CEC meeting today

KARACHI: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has called on Sunday an emergency meeting of the party’s Central Executive Committee (CEC). The meeting will be headed by PPP co-chairmen Asif Ali Zardari and Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, and attended by senior party

Rules change in CEC and ECP members challenged in SC

ISLAMABAD (Yaseen Hashmi): The petition has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the rules being changed in the appointment of the Chief Election Commissioner and  Election Commission of Pakistan. The petition filed by the petitioner, Mahmood Akhtar Naqvi challenging

Govt will appoint CEC better than opposition: Sheikh Rasheed

KARACHI: Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed has said that the incumbent government would decide better over the appointment of the chief election commissioner (CEC). Addressing a presser in Karachi, Sheikh Rasheed said that the incumbent government will complete its remaining tenure

Parliamentary committee meeting delayed for two days

ISLAMABAD: Parliamentary committee which was scheduled to meet on December 9, to finalize names for the appointment of Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and other members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), will now meet on December 11. According to

Justice (r) Altaf Ibrahim Qureshi to become acting CEC

ISLAMABAD: Justice retired Altaf Ibrahim Qureshi is scheduled to take the oath as the acting chief election commissioner (CEC) today. Altaf Ibrahim Qureshi will take the oath under Article 217 of the Constitution today. Altaf Ibrahim Qureshi replaced Chief Election

Federal govt recommends three names for CEC post

ISLAMABAD: As the Chief Election Commissioner retired Justice Sardar Mohammad Raza Khan’s five-year term ends on Dec 6 (tomorrow), the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has recommended three names for post. According to details three names proposed for the slot include

Oppsition moves SC over CEC appointment

ISLAMABAD: Chief Election Commissioner Justice (r) Sardar Raza Khan all set to retire on Thursday, the opposition parties have approached the Supreme Court (SC) over the appointment of the new CEC chief. Eleven opposition members have signed the petition to

Shehbaz sends three recommendations for CEC

ISLAMAABAD: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif has sent three recommendations to Prime Minister Imran Khan for the post of Chief Election Commissioner (CEC). Shehbaz, in a letter sent to the prime minister on November 25,

PML-N must stop casting political threats to CEC: Firdous Awan

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to PM on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) must stop casting political threats to the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC). Read more: Ex-PM Nawaz left 15 days late due