CEC Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim resigns

Islamabad: Chief Election Commissioner Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim has resigned and resignation has been sent to President. According to a press release in his resignation Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim pleaded that he was appointed through a consultative process by the last Parliament till 2017.

He said that newly elected members of Parliament should have the opportunity to forge new consensus and choose a new Chief Election Commissioner CEC. This will also allow the next Chief Election Commissioner sufficient time and opportunity to prepare and lead the Election Commission for the general elections of 2018.