ISLAMABAD (APP) - Chief Election Commissioner Justice (r) Hamid Ali Mirza on Wednesday directed political parties to submit a consolidated statement of accounts till August 29. In a statement issued here, he drawn attention of the political parties to the provisions of Article-13 of the Political Parties Order 2002, which provides that every political parties shall submit to the Election Commission within 60 days from the close of each financial year a consolidated statements of accounts of the party duly audited by a chartered account. A certificate signed by the party leader must accompany the statement of accounts stating that no funds from any source prohibited under the political Parties Order 2002, were received by the party, and the statement should also contain an accurate financial position of the party, he said. He said that prescribed printed forms were available from the ECP Secretariat, Islamabad and in the offices of provincial election commissioner of the Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan. He said that if any party fails to submit its statement of accounts under Article-13 will not be eligible to obtain election symbol for contesting election for Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) and provincial Assemblies. The statements are required to be delivered to the ECP secretary, in the EC Secretariat, through an office-bearer of the party, duly authorised by the party leader, in pursuance of provisions of rule 11 of the Political Parties Rules 2002. The statement received through post, fax, courier service or any other mode will not be entertained.