ISLAMABAD: Former Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa chief minister Pervez Khattak on Wednesday submitted an unconditional apology to the Election Commission of Pakistan for using foul language during election campaign in Nowshera.

Khattak had used foul language against supporters of the PPP during his election campaign and the ECP had taken notice of it. ECP summoned him and asked him to explain his position for using such indecent language.

Counsel of the former chief minister told the election commission bench that his remarks were unintentional.

The chief election commissioner asked the lawyer if he had heard what Khattak had said. The lawyer replied that he did not know which speech the election commission had taken notice of.