Arrangements for next general elections to be completed by May 3: ECP

22 Dec, 2017 2:00 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Secretary Babar Yaqoob on Friday announced that arrangements for the next general elections will be completed by May 3, 2018.

Addressing a press conference after an important meeting on Friday, he said that the work will start from Jan 15 and it will be completed by April 30. “From now, there will be no change in the jurisdiction of a union council and a district council.”

The ECP secretary said that all district administrations have been directed to make arrangements for required staff and security for the elections.

He said that a summary regarding the elections date will be sent to President Mamnoon Hussain with the completion of the tenure of the assembly.

All the provincial election commissioners, chief secretaries, along with Secretary Pakistan Board of Statistics and Chairman National Database and Registration Authority attended the meeting.

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