31 Parliamentarians Yet to Submit Their Statements of Assets to ECP

Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has said that 31 parliamentarians have failed to submit their statements of assets and liabilities to the Commission.

An official of ECP said that until their statements of assets and liabilities are submitted, their membership will remain suspended. He said that the suspended parliamentarians included two members of National Assembly, eight members of Punjab Assembly, 19 members of Sindh Assembly and two members of Balochistan Assembly.

He said that all members of Upper House of the Parliament and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly have submitted their statements of assets and liabilities with the ECP.

The Commission has restored the membership of the senators, members of National Assembly and members of four provincial assemblies, who have submitted their yearly statements of assets and liabilities and their spouses and dependents.

Earlier, the ECP had suspended the membership of these parliamentarians for not submitting their yearly statements of assets and liabilities.

He said that presently there were a total of 1,174 parliamentarians included with 104 Senators, 342 members of National Assembly, 371 members of Punjab Assembly, 168 members of Sindh Assembly, 124 members of KPK Assembly and 65 members of Balochistan Assembly. He said that eight seats were still vacant in the Senate, National and Provincial assemblies.