ISLAMABAD - The Federal Government on Monday gave its nod to extension in the contract term of the eleven Election Tribunals from three to six months. The approval came from the Finance Division on the request of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). Since the one-year contract of the Election Tribunals has expired and these tribunals have yet to dispose of number of complaints under process, therefore, the ECP has decided to extend their contract terms to finish off their task.
According to details, duration of election tribunal of Khyber Pakhtonkhwa has been extended to three months while election tribunal duration of other three provinces has been extended to 6 months.