The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has stated that only 14 of the total 230 registered parties have submitted their party’s asset details so far.
The ECP on Monday again asked political parties to submit a consolidated statement of accounts of the party‚ duly audited by a chartered accountant by August 29.
According to the ECP, the political parties which have submitted their party’s assets details include the Awami Party Pakistan, Pakistan Brohi Party, Tameer-e-Pakistan Party, Pakistan Muhammadi Party, the JUI-F, the Awami Muslim League Pakistan, the Tehreek-e-Tabdeeli Nizam Pakistan, the Pakistan Bachao Party, the Pakistan Social Justice Party, the Pakistan Awami Tehreek-e-Inqilab, Muhajir Kashmir Movement, Tehreek-e-Istiqlal, the PPP-Shaheed Bhutto and the Pakhtunkhwa Mili Awami Party.
“A certificate signed by the party leader must accompany the statement of accounts stating that no funds from any source prohibited under the Political Parties Order‚ 2002‚ were received by the party and the statement contains an accurate financial position of the party,” the ECP stated.
Electoral symbols would not be allotted to the political parties which fail to submit their asset details to the ECP.