ISLAMABAD: Around 21, 00 candidates were declared defaulter while around 122 candidates having dual nationalities contesting the general election 2018 in Pakistan.
According to the State Bank of Pakistan around 383 candidates submitted their application for the upcoming general election is defaulter in loan.
Similarly the Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) declared around 1,500 individuals as defaulters while Sui Southern Gas Limited (SSGL) declared around 310 people as defaulters.
Earlier today, the Federal Investigation Authority’s report disclosed electoral candidates holding dual nationalities.
According to FIA’s report submitted to the ECP, 122 candidates hold dual nationalities.
Among these candidates is Pak Sarzameen Party’s Fauzia Kasuri who is a US national. Former Sindh CM and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Murad Ali Shah is a Canadian national while Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Faisal Vawda is a US national, says the report.
The FIA report further says that 60 electoral candidates hold a British passport, 26 candidates are American nationals, while 24 have a Canadian nationality.