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Azam Swati tenders written apology to ECP


Islamabad: Federal Minister of Railway Azam Swati has tendered a written apology on the issue of allegations to the Election Commission of Pakistan.

The three members of the Election Committee led the case of the Federal Railway Minister Azam Swati’s notification of the reasons for the performance.

The bench asked the barrister Ali Zafar where Azamswati was. The lawyer replied: “Azzam Swati is not here today, so I showed up.”

The member from Sindh of the Election Commission questioned whether Azam Swati was ignoring the Election Commission and said that he was in the Senate at the last hearing but did not come here, on which the lawyer replied that Azam Swati appeared before the Election Commission twice.

On that matter, Member Sindh commented that all institutions should respect each other therefore Azam Swati will have to appear and apologize.

However, Barrister Ali Zafar submitted a written apology to the Election Commission on behalf of Azam Swati.

Azam Swati wrote in his apology that if he offended the Election Commission, he would apologize, and he wrote that he wanted to see a stronger Election Commission and never tried to dispute with the ECP. And he is a federal minister and has always been a strengthening agency.

The Election Commission adjourned the hearing on the Azam Swati case until December 22.

After the hearing, Azam Swati’s lawyer and barrister, Barrister Ali Zafar, said in an interview with the media that “respecting state institutions and making them strong is for every citizen Responsibility. We have submitted a formal apology and will hold the next hearing on December 22.”

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