Election Commission of Pakistan rejects PDM's criticism

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has strongly rejected Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM)’s protest and criticism against delayed investigation of the foreign funding case against PTI.

Responding to the PDM’s protest, the Election Commission said that the national body was fully aware of its constitutional and legal responsibilities and it would not come under any pressurs.

ECP said that despite the coronavirus pandemic, lawyers’ engagements and the retirement of a committee member, progress was made on the foreign funding case. Moreover, the scrutiny committee has been directed to meet three days a week.

The statement said that the Commission was ready to hold general elections, senate elections, local government and by-elections.

ECP also announced that the foreign funding case would soon be brought to a logical conclusion.