BY ELECTION FOR NA-120 LAHORE
Weekly English and Urdu Media Monitoring Summary Report
August 21-27, 2017
Produced by IRADA (Institute for Research, Advocacy and Development) for the COALITION ON ELECTIONS and DEMOCRACY (CED)
Monday, August 21, 2017
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ISLAMABAD – The National Assembly on Tuesday passed ‘The Elections Bill, 2017’ aimed at bringing electoral reforms for conducting free, fair and transparent elections in the country.
Though the government ignored some amendments proposed by the opposition, a major portion of the legislation was approved unanimously.
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, at … more
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has received from the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) data of voters registered in the National Assembly constituency NA-120 (Lahore).
The ECP plans to test-run biometric verification machines at selected polling stations during the upcoming by-poll for NA-120 slated for Sept 17. … more
ISLAMABAD – Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday rejected the plea of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) to halt proceedings of foreign funding case till the Supreme Court’s decision on an identical case.
A five-member Commission headed by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Justice (Retd) Sardar Muhammad Raza which heard the case … more