2 Committees formed for contacting political parties to ensure transparency in Senate Elections

February 23, 2015

On the directions of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif following two Cabinet Committees have been formed for contacting various political parties to pave way for a constitutional amendment so that upcoming Senate elections can be held through show of hands rather than through secret ballot:

Committee 1
1- Mr. Pervaiz Rasheed
2- Khawaja Saad Rafique
3- Ms. Anusha Rahman

Committee 2
1- Mr. Ahsan Iqbal
2- Mr. Mehtab Abbasi
3- Barrister Zafrullah

These committees would contact different political parties so that horse trading can be discouraged and transparency ensured