ECP directs to complete delimitation of all constituencies of National & Provincial Assemblies within four months on the basis of 2017 census
ISLAMABAD ( Web News )
Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has directed to complete the delimitation of all constituencies of National and the Provincial Assemblies within four months on the basis of 2017 census.
The direction to this effect was given at a meeting of Election Commission of Pakistan chaired by Chief Election Commissioner Dr. Sikandar Sultan Raja in Islamabad on Friday.
The decision was taken keeping in view the current situation in the country.
The provincial governments have been asked to provide maps and other data immediately to the Election Commission so that it could complete the delimitation process in a timely manner.
The meeting directed the Secretary and Special Secretary Election Commission to present a complete action plan for the general elections on Wednesday next.
It was also decided to expedite and complete at the earliest the updation and review of voters’ lists for the general elections.
Furthermore, the Election Commission also decided to summon and hear the Federal Secretary Finance and the Chief Secretary Punjab, and then announce a decision to ensure timely local government elections in Punjab.
In a statement, the Election Commission of Pakistan stated that it is performing its constitutional role for the continuation of democratic process, transparency and rule of law and it will continue to do so in future as well.
The ECP is performing its constitutional role for the continuation of democratic process, transparency and rule of law and it will continue to do so in future as well, a statement issued by the Commission read.