The Election Commission has announced that by-elections in eight constituencies‚ which fell vacant after disqualification of dual nationality holders‚ will be held on 17th of next month.

According to the schedule‚ the candidates can submit nomination papers on Monday and Tuesday. Final list of candidates will be issued on 20th of this month.

The by elections will be held on three national and five provincial assembly seats.

These are: NA 107 Gujrat IV; NA 162 Sahiwal III; NA 245 Karachi VII; Punjab Assembly seats PP 26 Jhelum III‚ PP 92 Gujranwala-II; PP 122 Sialkot-II‚ PP 144 Lahore VII and Sindh Assembly seat PS 21 Nowshero.