ISLAMABAD: Polling for the first ever local government elections in Islamabad will be held on Monday.
The polling will begin at 7:30 am and continue till 5:30 pm without any interruption.
According to a spokesman of Election Commission of Pakistan, over 60076, 000 registered voters will use their right of franchise.
Over 2400 candidates are vying for the seats of chairman, vice chairman and councillors.
The spokesperson said green ballot paper would be used for the seat of chairman and vice chairman while white for general seats.
Meanwhile, elaborate arrangements have been made to ensure security and maintenance of law and order during local government elections in Islamabad Capital Territory.
625 Army troops and 700 personnel of Rangers besides police would be deployed in the capital for the purpose.
1000 personnel of FC would also help maintain law and order in Islamabad during polling.