Election Commission Issues Election Schedule

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued general elections schedule after making a few changes in the proposed schedule.

Chief Election Commissioner Fakhruddin G Ibrahim granted final approval to the schedule, which was then made public.

Under the schedule, the general elections of National and Provincial assemblies’ seats would be held on May 11.

The period of filing of the nomination papers is set from March 24 to 29 while the process of scrutiny of the candidates would be done from March 30 to April 5.

The candidates would be able to file appeals from April 6 to 9, in case, their nomination papers were dismissed. The appeals will be reviewed by the tribunal until April 16th.

The candidates could withdraw their nomination forms till April 17. The final list of the candidates would be issued on April 18.