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Political parties asked to submit account statements ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has asked all the political parties to submit statement of their accounts till August 29.The ECP has reminded the political parties of the terms of Article 13 of the Political Parties Order, 2002, that provides for filing their statement of accounts for financial year 2013-2014 with the Election Commission before August 29, 2014, said a press release issued here on Friday by ECP.It may be recalled that Article 13 of the Political Parties Order, 2002, provides that every political party shall submit to the Election Commission with sixty days from the close of each financial year, a consolidated statement of accounts of the party, duly audited by a Chartered Accountant, containing annual income and expenses, sources of its funds, and assets and liabilities.The statement of accounts of the party is required to be accompanied by a certificate signed by the party leader stating ...

Justice Jamali takes oath as Acting CEC ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice, Tassaduq Hussain Jillani here on Thursday administered oath of the office to Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali, Judge, Supreme Court of Pakistan as Acting Chief Election Commissioner of Pakistan in a ceremony.Judges of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Attorney General for Pakistan, Officers of Election Commission of Pakistan, prominent lawyers and Law officers also attended the ceremony.Syed Tahir Shahbaz, Registrar Supreme Court of Pakistan conducted the proceedings of oath taking ...
CJP inaugurates Supereme Court museum ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani on Thursday inaugurated the Supreme Court Museum established at Supreme Court building.The Chief Justice alongwith other Judges of the apex court also visited the Museum wherein belongings of retired judges were kept.It is pertinent to mention here that the Supreme Court Museum was a brain child of Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani "the gentleman judge" famous for his mild manner.Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani, a dapper lover of ...
Khursheed Shah names four parliamentarians for electoral reforms committee ISLAMABAD: Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah Thursday named four parliamentarians to represent Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) in parliamentary committee on electoral reforms.The name forwarded to Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq included Senator Aitazaz Ahsan, Senator Mian Raza Rabbani, MNA Syed Naveed Qamar and Shazia Murree, said a press release issued here.The committee make recommendations for electoral reforms, in order to ensure free, fair and transparent elections using scientific method ...
Govt firms to end energy crisis: Sher Ali LAHORE: Punjab Energy Minister Chaudhry Sher Ali Thursday said the government would end energy crisis so that trade and industrial activities could be increased.Talking to APP here, he said the PML-N government was working round-the-clock to overcome power dearth, added that a number of projects had been initiated."We have inked in agreements with local and foreign power companies and speedy execution of these power projects is being ensured," he added.He said the energy crisis had ...
Protest march on August 14 would be against the spirit of Independence Day: Pervaiz Rashid ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid has said that holding a protest march on August 14 would be against the spirit of Independence Day.Talking to a television channel, the minister said that holding protest rallies and agitational politics would give a negative message that the parliament was divided. As mature politicians, political leadership should show a sense of unity, he said, adding that bringing masses on the streets may ...
All out efforts being made to provide basic facilities to IDPs: Khattak ISLAMABAD: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has directed that the Internally Displaced Persons should be provided all basic facilities on priority basis.He said the government will utilize all its available resources for welfare of the IDPs, Radio Pakistan reported on Wednesday.The Chief Minister also distributed relief items among the IDPs. Earlier, he was briefed about IDPs situation.The Chief Minister approved recruitment of five hundred policemen for security of IDPs camps.Copyright APP (Associated Press of ...


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