Nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan's political party, Tehreek-e-Tahafuz-e-Pakistan, has requested the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to assign it “missile” as its election symbol. According to sources, the Tehreek-e-Tahafuzz Pakistan sent a request to the ECP one week ago to allot missile as the symbol of the party in the upcoming general elections.

The election commission will make a decision regarding the symbol during its next meeting.