ISLAMABAD - The ECP deadline for the verification of degrees expired on Friday (February 22) while dozens of the legislators did not get their degrees verified.The Election Commission of Pakistan on February 7 fixed a 15-day deadline for the legislators having unverified degrees to get them verified from the Higher Education Commission (HEC). Despite the expiry of the deadline on Friday, the ECP did not announce any future course of action in this regard.Sources in the ECP said the commission would hold a meeting to plan further strategy against the parliamentarians having unverified degrees most of whom had fake-degrees. The ECP has announced to send the degrees of these lawmakers to the Higher Education Commission for verification.Chief Election Commissioner Justice (retd) Fakhruddin G Ebrahim said the lawmakers having fake-degrees would be proceeded against, adding every possible effort would be made to stop them from contesting the general election.