By-election on NA-245 on April 04: ECP

KARACHI: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday announced that bye-election on National Assembly’s seat NA-245 will be held on April 04.

The seat had fallen vacant after the resignation by Muhammad Rehan Hashmi.

According to schedule issued by the ECP, nomination papers can be filed by candidates from March 7 to 8. The scrutiny of nomination papers will be performed from March 11 and 12.

Appeal against the decision of Returning Officer about rejecting or accepting nomination papers can be filed on March 14, which will be decided by March 16.

The candidates can withdraw nomination papers by March 17. The revised list of candidates will be issued the same day (March 17).

The ECP has appointed Regional Election Commissioner Karachi Ali Asghar Sial as District Returning Officer, District Election Commissioner Karachi Central, Syed Nadeem Haider as Returning Officer. While Assistant Commissioner North Nazimabad, Shaikh Muhammad Rafiq and Head Master GBHS Liaquatabad no 9 Karachi, Tariq Ali as Assistant Returning Officer for the bye-election.