Islamabad (Staff Report): The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday banned Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) from using the national flag as its own.

The ECP heard a request filed by Sajid Kiyani, stating that the party using the national flag for political purposes. The petitioner requested the commission to stop the part for using the national flag as its party flag.

 The ECP issued a decision in favour of the request, saying PSP cannot use the Pakistani flag as its own. As per the commission, the flag can also not be used at public gatherings.