Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has announced that the government will submit a declaration to the Supreme Court in connection with the foreign funding verdict against the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). Also read: ‘Secret powers’ want to rig elections through ECP to control public: ImranThe federal minister added that the Ministry of Law had been given three days to come up with its observations on the declaration. Marriyum also announced that the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) will investigate the case in light of the verdict of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). “In the ECP verdict, the PTI has effectively declared a foreign-funded party,” she said and added that the cabinet was briefed about the matter under the Political Party Order of 2002. Also read: Govt mulls imposing ban on PTI after ECP verdict“The other matter in the case is about the fake oath-taking statement,” the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader added.
Source: The Express Tribune August 05, 2022 03:00 UTC