ECP to set up special cell for announcement of results

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ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will set up Special Election Cell here for prompt announcement of unofficial Election results. “We will set up special election cell in the election commission of Pakistan for announcing unofficial results immediately after receiving from the returning officers,” said an official of ECP while talking to APP.

He said the presiding officers would announce election results of their respective constituency in the presence of polling agents and would also display it at a prominent place.

He said presiding officers would also dispatch one copy of results to returning offices, who would announce the results in the presence of candidates.

He said that RO would send the copy of results to special election cell and officials deputed in the cell would announce the results immediately after confirming from the respective ROs.

To a question he said any candidate can challenge the result of elections within 45 days. He said 14 election tribunals will decide the election disputes within four months.