Both the ministers accused the ECP of accepting money from electronic voting system (EVM) manufacturers.
ISLAMABAD: (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News-Dec 22nd, 2021) The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday accepted the apologies of Federal Minister for Railways and PTI leader Azam Swati and Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry over their contemptuous remarks.
The commission told him that he had more responsibilities asking him as to why he did not appear before the commission from the previous hearing. On it, Swati said that he always raised voice for the independence of the ECP.
The commission warned both the ministers to be careful in future.
Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry had also tendered an apology to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for his remarks in which he had described the chief of the commission as a mouthpiece of the Opposition.
Swati had lashed out at the ECP, accusing it of taking money from companies that make electronic voting machines during a meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Parliamentary Affairs on September 10.