Imran tells ECP to de-notify him from NA-45.

ISLAMABAD -- To avert the question about his eligibility or for some other reason, PTI chairman and deposed prime minister Imran Khan has informed the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to de-notify him as the MNA from the NA-45 Kurram-I constituency wherein he was notified as the returned candidate in by-election held in the month of October last year.

'We reiterate that our client shall not be taking oath as a member of the National Assembly with respect to NA-45, Kurram-I,' read a letter sent by Imran's counsel Salman Akram Raja to the ECP.

The PTI chief's letter written to the commission also stated that it must de-notify him as the returned candidate from the tribal constituency forthwith.

Imran, in his earlier letter dated February 20, had written that he had participated in the by-poll to demonstrate that the PTI had an overwhelming support of the people in all parts of the country.

He added that the PTI was the only true federal political party.

'The term of the present National Assembly is to expire on 18.08.2023. The fact that the notification dated 19.01.2023 was issued with a delay of over three months after the conduct of [the] by-election in October 2022 reflects malice. The fact that fresh general elections for the National Assembly are...

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