Akhtar made his remarks while addressing the media outside the ECP office in Islamabad.
The names were forwarded to the ECP after members of the parliamentary committee failed to arrive at a consensus.
The opposition had given the names of businessperson Manzoor Afridi and Justice (retd) Khan while the government nominated retired bureaucrats - Himayatullah Khan and Ejaz Ahmad Qureshi, according to several media reports.
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) had agreed on the name of Manzoor Afridi for the caretaker chief minister, however, within 24 hours the PTI reversed its decision and withdrew Afridi's name.
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