The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) summoned Pakistan Peoples Party Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari today.
ECP summoned Bilawal to explain the contradictions in the value of his assets and tax returns.
According to a notification issued earlier, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari to appear before the commission on January 14 (today).
The ECP has asked the PPP leader to either appear personally or through his lawyer to explain why he did not submit the ‘correct details’ in his income tax returns.
The commission had earlier written a number of letters to Bilawal on the same matter.
Under Section 137 of the Elections Act, 2017, its mandatory for parliamentarians to submit yearly statements of the assets.
Either owned by them, or their spouse and dependents.
However, Chairman PPP is in Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari arrived in holy city of Madina, paid respect at the Roza-e-Rasool (S.A.W)
While he also prayed for security, development, prosperity, peace and stability of the country.
The PPP chairman received by guardian of Roza-e-Rasool (PBUH) Shiekh Nori Muhammad Ahmed Ali Habshi on his arrival in the holy city of Madina.
Bhutto Zardari will offer special prayers in front of the Holy Kaaba for the security and prosperity of Pakistan during his stay in Saudi Arabia.