Pakistan election commission has allowed 14 new political parties
to contest the next general elections.
The election commission, however, did not discuss the application
filed by former president Pervez Musharraf for registration of his
party, the All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), Dawn News reported.
The 14 parties registered Wednesday are: Pakistan Ittehad Yaqeen
Tanzeem Party, Justice and Development Party Pakistan, Young Blood
Christian League, Pakistan Muslim League-H (Haqiqi), Pakistan
Dharti Maan Party, Awami Justice Party, Pakistan Patriotic
Movement, Sindh Taraqi Passand Party, Allah-o-Akbar Tahreek,
People's Democratic League, Awami Jamhuri Ittehad Pakistan,
Tahreek Bahali-i-Suba Bahawalpur Pakistan, Pakistan Basic Rights
Movement and Tahreek-i-Suba Hazara.
According to reports, general elections in Pakistan are scheduled