ISLAMABAD: In order to reckon the shortcomings of the country’s electoral process, the parliamentary electoral reforms committee is expected to choose Finance Minister Ishaq Dar as its firs chair, sources said.
The free and transparent elections to be held after the recommendation to be made by the committee contains 33-members form all parties.
The first session of the panel will be met today at 4pm while the recommendation report would be submitted in the next three months.
The speaker was authorized by the lower house to constitute the committee in consultation with the Senate chairman and leader of the parliamentary parties, under Rule 244(B) of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the National Assembly, 2007.
The legislative of the lower house on the committee are Zahid Hamid, Anusha Rehman Khan Advocate, Lt Gen (retd) Abdul Qadir Baloch, Murtaza Javed Abbasi, Abdul Hakeem Baloch, Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhry, Abdul Rahim Mankokhail, Naeema Kishwar Khan, Ghulam Murtaza Khan Jatoi, Ghaus Bukhs Khan Mahar, Syed Ghazi Ghulab Jamal, Usman Khan Tarakai, Aftab Ahmad Khan Shepao, Ejazul Haq, Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad, Syed Naveed Qamar, Shazia Mari, Sahibzada Tariq Ullah, Shafqat Mehmood, Dr Shireen Mazari, Dr Arif Alvi and Dir Farooq Sattar.
Senators on the committee include Muhammad Ishaq Dar, Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana, Muhammad Talha Mehmood, Hilalur Rehman, Aitzaz Ahsan, Mian Raza Rabbani, Farooq Hamid Naek, Haji Adeel, Mir Israrullah Khan Zehri, MUshahid Hussain Syed and Col (retd) Syed Tahir Hussain Mashhadi.