ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Friday agreed on formation of a proposed Judicial Commission to probe the allegations of rigging in 2013 general elections.
Addressing a press conference along with PTI leaders Jehangir Tareen and Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said that there were problems but political leaders of both the parties overcame those issues to form the judicial commission.
Ishaq Dar said that several meetings were held with the PTI leaders but media was not informed about them and finally both the parties agreed upon Terms of Reference for the judicial commission.
PTI Secretary General Jahangir Tarin said that the commission would probe allegations of organized rigging.
The following is the scope of inquiry of judicial commission:
1. The commission shall inquire into and determine whether or not the May 2013 general elections were organised, conducted impartially, honestly fairly and justly in accordance with the law.
2. 2013 general elections were manipulated or influenced pursuant to a systematic effort or by design by anyone.
3. The results of the 2013 general elections on overall basis are true and fair reflection of mandate given by the public.