ECP has appointed Syed Mohsin Raza Naqvi as Caretaker Chief Minister of Punjab


The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) appointed Syed Mohsin Raza Naqvi as interim chief executive for Punjab.

The development came during a meeting held with Chief Election Commissioner Sikandar Sultan Raja in the chair. 

Following the no consensus between the government and the opposition, the matter was sent to the electoral body under Clause 3 of Article 224-A of the Constitution.

ECP Secretary Umar Hameed Khan, Special Secretary Zafar Iqbal Hussain, director generals and additional DGs of the relevant departments were among the 15 attendees of the speciation meeting of the electoral watchdog.

Khan and Iqbal briefed the meeting on the matter. The huddle decided the matter after considering all legal and constitutional aspects, the sources privy to the development said.