Briefly World: Pakistan suspends 154 lawmakers’s membership

Pakistan’s Election Commission temporarily suspended the membership of 154 federal and provincial lawmakers

Written by Agencies | Published: October 16, 2012 12:45 am

Pakistan suspends 154 lawmakers’s membership

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Election Commission temporarily suspended the membership of 154 federal and provincial lawmakers,including Interior Minister Rehman Malik and former premier Yousuf Raza Gilani’s two sons,after they failed to submit details of their assets and liabilities. The lawmakers would cease to function until they submit details of the assets and liabilities

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