ISLAMABAD: Annual Elections of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) will be held on October 31 for 2014-15 and as per turn system the upcoming President of the Association would be from the province of Khyber PakhtunKhwa.
A final schedule has been issued by the office of the Supreme Court Bar Association according to office secretary of the Association Raja Muhammad Ashfaaq.
Two candidates Fazal e Haq Advocate and Abdul Sattar Khan are contesting the upcoming elections for the post of presidentship of the Association.
According to the list of the members finalized by the Supreme Court Bar Association office, over 2,900 members will exercise their right of vote to elect their president, four vice presidents (one from each province), General Secretary SCBA, Finance Secretary and one Additional Secretary, besides members of executive committees from all the four provinces.
However, a total fourteen Executive members of the SCBA will also be elected including two from each province on compulsory basis whereas the remaining six would be elected on merit without a bar of provincial quota.
There will be a tough competition between Fazal e Haq Abbasi and Abdul Sattar Khan as senior advocates of the Supreme Court having backing of rival groups of Syed Qalab e Hassan and Hamid Khan respectively.
Chaudhry Afrasiab has been made Chairman Election Board/Returning Officer according to the notification issued by the Supreme Court Bar Association.