PM Imran Khan writes letter to Opposition Leader Shahbaz Sharif

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PM Imran Khan writes letter to Opposition Leader Shahbaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan writes letter to Opposition Leader Shahbaz Sharif.

Prime Minister Imran Khan has written a letter to Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif for consultation on the appointment of the chief election commissioner (CEC).

The prime minister has proposed three names for the post of the chief election commissioner. The proposed names include former federal secretaries Jamil Ahmed, Fazal Abbas Maikan and Sikandar Sultan Raja.

[image: PM Imran Khan, letter, Shehbaz, consultation, CEC appointment]

“I am writing a letter to you for meaningful talks. I want to resolve the long-pending issue of the appointment of the CEC. I am sending the reorganized penal to you,” he added.

Earlier on January 10, the government and the opposition agreed to bring new names for the appointment of the Chief Election Commission (CEC) after deadlock.

Both parties had withdrawn their earlier proposed names. Now they will recommend new names to the parliamentary committee in next few days.

The sources also informed that a parliamentary committee meeting is likely to be held next week for the appointments of the CEC and the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) members.