- Arrested lawmakers will likely be delivered to Islamabad on March 2, say sources
- Request for the manufacturing orders of Shehbaz Sharif, Khawaja Asif, Ali Wazir Khan and Khursheed Shah have been despatched to the speaker, say sources
- Senate polls will likely be held on March 3
ISLAMABAD: Nationwide Meeting Speaker Asad Qaiser has determined to difficulty manufacturing orders for parliamentarians in order that they will vote within the upcoming Senate elections, confirmed sources.
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Sources from the chief of the Opposition’s workplace advised Geo Information that manufacturing orders for many who are at the moment in jail will likely be issued, including that it’s the proper of each parliamentarian to vote.
Chief of the Opposition within the Nationwide Meeting Shehbaz Sharif and former international minister Khawaja Asif are the notable PML-N lawmakers who’re in jail.
Alternatively, PPP’s Khursheed Shah and MNA Ali Wazir Khan are additionally underneath arrest. Sources confirmed that manufacturing orders for the 4 parliamentarians have been despatched to the speaker.
The parliamentarians will likely be delivered to Islamabad on March 2, a day earlier than the Senate polls are held.
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A couple of days earlier, the Election Fee of Pakistan (ECP) launched the schedule for the Senate elections, based on which the polls will likely be held on March 3.
In response to the ECP, the final date for submitting of nomination papers is February 13. This will likely be adopted by a scrutiny course of for the nominations which will likely be accomplished by February 12 whereas the final date for submitting of appeals in opposition to acceptance or rejection of papers is February 18.
The date for disposal of appeals is February 20 and the revised listing of the contestants will likely be issued afterward February 21 whereas the candidates can use possibility of withdrawal of candidature until February 22.
The Senate elections will likely be held on 48 seats on March 3. That is the breakdown:
2 Islamabad seats
11 Punjab seats
11 Sindh seats
12 KP seats
12 Balochistan seats