Assets case: ECP suspends membership of 154 MPs

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Staff Reporter

Islamabad

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday announced that the membership of 154 members of the Senate, national and provincial assemblies had been suspended for their failure to submit statements of assets and liabilities.
Minister for Inter-provincial Coordination Fehmida Mirza, Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry, Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Haider Zaidi and Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui are among the MNAs whose memberships have been suspended.
According to the ECP, the membership of 26 lawmakers of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, six members of Balochistan Assembly, 52 members of Punjab Assembly have been suspended. Amir Liaquat Hussain, Ali Nawaz, Rehman Kanju, Maiza Hameed and Shandana Gulzar have been on the list of the National Assembly members who failed to submit the details of their assets and suspended from the lower house membership. The suspended lawmakers will be restored after declaration of their assets to the election commission.

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