Rehman Malik asks PM to form technical committee on RTS failure
August 26, 2018
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Senator and former interior minister Rehman Malik has requested Prime Minister Imran Khan to constitute a technical committee to probe Results Transmission System (RTS) failure on the polling day. The former minister wrote a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan. In his letter, he stated that the Senate had entrusted the Standing Committee on Interior with looking after the elections proceedings, and as the country’s interior minister Imran Khan is obliged to assist the committee in its probe. He also wrote that the committee had asked the Election Commission of Pakistan to investigate the failure of the RTS, identify those responsible and suggest action against them. The Senator further wrote that it is in the national interest to probe the RTS collapse and asked for directives to be issued to the Cabinet division at the earliest to form a technical committee to probe the matter.