Reportedly, the ECP is firmly implementing Articles 62 and 63 of the Constitution, as ordered by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Fakhruddin G Ebrahim. Authorities at Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) are already discussing the matter with Federal Board and Revenue (FBR), State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Higher Education Commission and other provincial departments.
According to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) senior leader Senator Mushahidullah Khan, the ECP has Opposition’s full support for all the strategies it adopts for screening potential candidates for holding free and fair elections. Information Secretary Senator Zahid Khan of Awami National Party (ANP) also declared support for all the actions taken to ensure free and fair elections. Pakistan Muslim League (PML-Q)