Foreign funding: ECP summons PML-N, PPP a day before PDM protest
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP has summoned the leadership Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) in foreign-funding cases on January 18 – a day before the PDM planned to protest outside the ECP office.
The ruling PTI has also been directed to appear before the inquiry panel on January 20. According to the notification, the commission asked the PML-N to appear before scrutiny committee at 12:00.
The PPP is summoned at 2pm on January 18. The PML-N and PPP have been facing charging of hiding their sources of funds and companies registered by them in the UK and the US respectively, and sought cancellation of election symbols allocated to them “for their failure to meet legal requirements for eligibility to obtain the symbols”.