The committee also asked the overseas party activists to send their complaints and suggestions regarding previous election

In a resolution, PWC asked the government to use diplomatic channels to mitigate the sufferings of Pakistanis/Pakhtuns in Saudi Arabia.

Peshawar: The Awami National Party is conducting inquiry to hold people responsible for its defeat in May 11 general elections.
According to a press release, a meeting of the fact-finding committee was held at Bacha Khan Markaz on Wednesday under its secretary and former MNA Jamila Gilani in the chair.
Members of committee including Senator Baz Mohammad Khan, Senator Zahid Khan and former MPA Jaffar Shah listened to the complaints lodged by party’s office-bearers from different districts and asked the workers to share with them the problems that led to the party’s defeat in the polls.
The release said that ANP workers were pinpointing the factors that caused massive defeat to the party despite good performance in the government. It said that the party was also receiving suggestions from people to improve its performance in future.
The release said that it was encouraging that workers still reposed confidence in ANP leadership and were ready to work for promotion and strengthening of the party.
The committee also asked the overseas party activists to send their complaints and suggestions regarding previous election to the party via email or contact the party office through telephone.
It said that the report would be presented to ANP chief Asfandyar Wali Khan after two months and he would take necessary steps for the re-organisation of the party in light of the report.
Meanwhile, the ANP working council has expressed grave concern over the treatment being meted out to overseas Pakistanis especially in Saudi Arabia and Middle Eastern countries.
It has asked the government to use diplomatic channels to mitigate their sufferings, a press release said.
It said that the ANP secretary foreign affairs Dr Haider Ali had contacted the relevant authorities in the embassies of the country in that regard.