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Faisal Vawda ordered to submit attested documents to ECP

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

03rd Feb, 2020. 03:35 pm
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Faisal Vawda

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday served notice to Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda in his disqualification case.

ECP has ordered Faisal Vawda to submit attested documents in his disqualification case.

Chief Election Commissioner of Pakistan (CEC) Jalal Sikandar Sultan Raja conducted the meeting.

The ECP clubbed the four pleas against Faisal Vawda.

ECP asked Vawda’s lawyer to submit attested documents related to the case.

“Submit attested copies of the documents, we will review them.”

The Election Commission of Pakistan by issuing notice to the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader, adjourned the hearing till February 27.

However, the plea seeks Vawda’s removal from the public office under clause 62-1 (F) of the constitution.

The petition said that Vawda, a dual national when he had submitted his nomination papers to contest election for a National Assembly seat.

Later, he concealed his dual nationality.

The petition said the minister no longer Sadiq and Ameen as he filed a false affidavit with regard to his nationality.

Article 62-1 (F) of the Constitution pertains to the qualification of members of the Parliament.

Earlier, The Islamabad High Court sought reply from Faisal Vawda till February 24 in dual nationality case.

As per details, IHC judge Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiyani heard the the plea seeking disqualification of Faisal Vawda.

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