ECP, political parties’ meeting on Tuesday

The forth consultative meeting between Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and political parties would be held on Tuesday at ECP Secretariat to review progress made on electoral rolls-2011 in collaboration with NADRA.

The meeting would aim at the Census Methodology used by the PCO to demarcate the new Census Blocks, the role of NADRA for voter registration in collaboration with ECP and the method adopted on ground verification process for revision of electoral rolls by field officers of the ECP.

Secretary ECP Ishtiak Ahmad Khan the Electoral Rolls-2011 will be based on new Census Blocks, recently demarcated by the Population Census Organization (PCO).

ECP has invited two representatives from each Party to participate in the consultative meeting, and a detailed presentation will be given to the participants by the PCO, NADRA and ECP.

The Secretary said ECP has already held three consultative meetings with political parties.

ECP is taking steps to make the electoral process more effective, free, fair, transparent and credible for enhancing trust of the stakeholders.