ECP announces verdict in the petition against elected Senator Faisal Vawda

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ECP announces verdict in the petition against elected Senator Faisal Vawda

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has rejected the plea to stop issuing notification of Faisal Vawda’s senatorship and accepted the request of Rasheed A Rizvi for becoming a party in the case, ARY News reported on Wednesday.

The election commission sought written response from the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Faisal Vawda. To this, Vawda sought time to submit his response.

An ECP member questioned where he will appear in the next hearing. The politician assured that he will appear even if he is called for 100 times by the election commission.

Earlier on Tuesday, the Cabinet Division had de-notified Faisal Vawda link the federal minister after he tendered his resignation from the membership of the National Assembly (NA).

A notification had been issued by the Cabinet Division for de-notifying Faisal Vawda as the Federal Minister for Water Resources.

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawmaker had resigned from the National Assembly on March 3, whereas, the relevant notification was issued by the NA Secretariat on March 6.