Peshawar (Web Desk) Election Commission of Pakistan would now make a decision on the caretaker chief minister for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as the parliamentary committee constituted for the purpose could not finalize a name for the post.
According to a statement issued on Monday by former speaker Asad Qaiser, the names proposed by former chief minister and opposition leader would be referred to the ECP that will have to make a final decision within two days.
The two nominees recommended each by former chief minister of KP and leader of the dissolved opposition, include bureaucrats Himayatullah Khan and Ejaz Ahmed Qureshi, businessperson Manzoor Khan Afridi, Justice (retd) Dost Muhammad.
ECP confirmed receiving suggestions, assuring the final name would be announced within the given time.
The parliamentary committee formed to decide and appoint a caretaker chief minister for KP met on June 2 at KP House Islamabad.
It was said three representatives each from the government and JUI-F participated in the meeting.