Only 48 parties submit assets details to ECP
31 August, 2013
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan has said election symbols to political parties, who failed to submit their assets details, will not be allotted in the next elections.
The deadline of August 29 set by the ECP to submit statements of party assets has expired.
According to details, the ECP had fixed August 29 of this month as the final date for submission of assets, however only 48 political parties out of 230 have submitted the details so far with the commission.
The ECP sources told that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Pakistan People's Party (PPP), Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI), Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and Awami National Party (ANP) have submitted the details of party assets.
However, other parties including Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Pakistan Muslim League-Functional (PML-F) and All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) have not yet provided the statements of their assets.