PTI proposes – Nasir Aslam Zahid for CEC slot
LAHORE, November 6 (Online): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi Tuesday said that name of Justice (retired) Nasir Aslam Zahid should be included in the list of three proposed former judges for the post of Chief Election Commissioner (CEC).
Talking to media at Wagah Border Thursday, Qureshi said that Opposition leader in the National Assembly Khursheed Shah had contacted him this morning via telephone and told him the names of proposed former judges.
The PTI senior leader said that the party leadership is of the view that all three proposed names were highly respectable, however, he added that name of Justice (retd) Nasir Aslam Zahid should also be added in the list.
Earlier, Khursheed Shah said that he put forth names including former chief justice Saeeduz Zaman Siddiqui, Rana Bhagwan Das and Ajmal Mian for the post of the CEC.
Qureshi also condemned Wagah suicide attack which left 60 people dead and dozens others wounded.