Pervaiz’s appeal for hearing approved

Staff Reporter

The Election Tribunal on Monday approved the petition of the Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) leader and candidate for the Senate polls, Pervaiz Rashid against the rejection of his nomination papers for a hearing.

During the proceedings on Pervaiz Rashid’s appeal, the PML-N leader’s lawyer Azam Nazir Tarar adopted the stance that returning officer had rejected his client’s nomination papers for Senate elections.

Pervaiz Rashid was issued photocopy notices from Punjab House to pay dues. However, my client tried to pay them but the concerned authorities didn’t accept it, he told.

Responding to the counsel’s argument, Justice Shahid Waheed asked why the dues were not paid on time over which, the lawyer said that as per Supreme Court’s decisions, this money can be paid at any time.