ISLAMABAD - The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) yesterday announced election schedule for by-election on National Assembly seat NA-245 Karachi-VII on April 7.   

According to ECP, Regional Election Commissioner Karachi Ali Asghar Sial has been appointed as District Returning Officer and District Election Commissioner Karachi Central Syed Nadeem Haider as Returning Officer.

The seat fell vacant after the resignation by Muhammad Rehan Hashmi. Meanwhile, the Election Commission issued a official notification of Zia-ul-Hassan as returned candidate from PS-23 Naushero Feroze-V constituency of Sindh Assembly as a result of the recent bye-elections. Meanwhile, the Commission has announced to conduct re-polling at five polling stations of PB-50 Kech-III Constituency of Balochistan Assembly on 19th of next month.