Nomination forms to be filed from June 4 to 8: ECP

03 Jun, 2018 3:30 pm

ISLAMABAD: After the Supreme Court (SC) suspended a Lahore High Court (LHC) verdict over nomination forms on Sunday, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) issued a new schedule for submission of nomination papers for general elections 2018.

In the revised schedule, nominated candidates will now be able to file their nomination papers from June 4 to 8. Afterwards, the names of candidates will be published on June 8.

Earlier on Friday, The ECP had stopped issuance of nomination papers for General Election 2018 after the high court ruling.

The LHC set aside the new nomination forms, approved by parliament through the Election Act 2017, and directed the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to start the process of issuing nomination forms afresh after improving them with addition of necessary details about candidates who will contest the elections.

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