Islamabad: The authorities made a significant resolution concerning Pakistanis with twin citizenship and allowed them to contest elections.
In this regard, the Federal Cabinet permitted a Constitutional Amendment Bill to amend Article 63-1C of the Constitution, which might be launched in Parliament. However, Pakistanis with twin citizenship have to be given a second citizenship earlier than taking the oath in the event that they win the election. Have to surrender.
Babar Awan, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Parliamentary Affairs, mentioned that each one political events had promised to offer immigrants the correct to vote however the matter couldn’t be fulfilled past guarantees. Prime Minister Imran Khan fulfilled his promise to abroad Pakistanis.
He added that the matter can be taken up in Parliament for approval of the modification. Under the brand new modification, an individual with twin citizenship can be eligible to contest elections. In case of dropping, there can be no have to surrender twin citizenship. In the case of, twin citizenship have to be renounced earlier than taking the oath of workplace.