KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has welcomed the appointment of Justice (retd) Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim as Chief Election Commissioner (CEC).
The Parliamentary Committee on Appointment of the Chief Election Commissioner unanimously approved Ebrahim’s name for the CEC.
The committee, which met at the Parliament House here with Syed Khursheed Ahmad Shah in the chair, after considering the nominations forwarded by the Prime Minister and the Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly, unanimously confirmed the name of Justice (retd) Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim.
The name of Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim was proposed by Senator Islamuddin Sheikh and seconded by Senator Raja Zafarul Haq.
Then his name was endorsed by all the members of the committee present in the meeting, who appreciated the magnanimity of the government for accepting the opposition’s nominee. SAMAA