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ECC again defers administrative, financing framework for Karachi…

ISLAMABAD-The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Wednesday for the second time has deferred the administrative and financing framework for the Karachi transformation package.The ECC, which was chaired Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, has deferred the Karachi transformation package. Prime Minister…

Polling for National, Sindh & KP assemblies underway

By-election polling on one seat of National, Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assemblies has statrted on Sunday. The constituencies where the elections are being held include NA-247 Karachi, Sindh Assembly seat PS-111 and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly seat PK-71. National Assembly seat, NA-247 was vacated by President Arif Alvi, S-111 seat was vacated by…

By-election in PK-71 on October 21

Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has finalized all necessary arrangements for holding a by-election on a vacant seat of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, PK-71 on Sunday. A spokesman of Election Commission Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sohail Ahmad told that five candidates are in the run. They include Zulfiqar Khan of PTI, Salahuddin of ANP and three…

ECP to decide fate of votes cast by overseas Pakistanis today

Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will decide the fate of votes cast by overseas Pakistanis after a meeting with NADRA officials on Monday. This was stated by ECP Spokesman Nadeem Qasim while talking to media in Islamabad. He said the votes of overseas Pakistanis would be included in overall results only after ECP’s full satisfaction. It…

By-polls: CEC visits ECP’s central control room

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Justice Sardar Muhammad Raza and Secretary Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Babar Yaqoob Fateh Muhammad on Sunday visited the central control room for ongoing by-elections. Incharge of the ECP’s central control room briefed them about the functioning of the control room. The commission has established a…

ECP forbids media from broadcasting by-polls results before 6 pm

Election Commission of Pakistan has directed media channels not to broadcast results of by-elections before 6 pm in light of the decision of Lahore High Court. Meanwhile, ECP has also decided not to extend the voting time. However, the voters present in the premises of polling stations after 5 pm will be allowed to cast their votes.

Leaders of various political parties cast their vote

Leaders from various political parties, including the ones who are contesting the by-election 2018, reached polling stations in their respective constituencies to cast their ballots. The leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N, Khawaja Saad Rafique, cast his ballot in Lahore’s NA-131, also the constituency where he is contesting the…

By-election: Election Commission makes RTS, RMS systems operational

The Election Commission of Pakistan on Sunday made operational the Results Transmission System (RTS) and Result Management System (RMS) for by-election 2018. Returning officers will use the RMS system to send results to the ECP from 7,186 polling stations that are linked to the RTS system. The process to transmit results will begin at…

By-elections in 35 constituencies tomorrow

By-elections on 35 constituencies of National and provincial assemblies will be held tomorrow. 370 candidates are in the run for the elections to be held on 11 National Assembly and 24 Provincial Assemblies' seats. Polling will begin at eight in the morning and continue till five pm without any break. The election commission of Pakistan has…

ECP forms monitoring teams for upcoming by-polls

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday constituted monitoring teams for the upcoming by-polls. According to sources, 27 teams will monitor the by-elections that will take place in 35 constituencies. The teams will be deployed in their assigned constituencies two days prior to the polls and stay till the tabulation of results.…

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