ECP to announce much-awaited election 2024 schedule in Dec end

Pakistan Dec, 1 2023
ECP to announce much-awaited election 2024 schedule in Dec end
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ISLAMABAD: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sikandar Sultan Raja said yesterday that the much-awaited schedule for general elections would be issued 54 days ahead of the February 8 polls, which is expected to fall in the third week of December.

In June, the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) government amended Section 57 of the Elections Act to give powers to the election organising body for fixing a date general election date, while defining the timeline of procedures from the announcement of the polls’ schedule till the polling day, which is about 54 days.

During an informal conversation with journalists, CEC Raja was asked when would the commission release the election schedule. In response, he said: “Count 54 days backwards from February 8.

Published in The Daily National Courier, December, 02 2023

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