People are gradually coming to know about the laws and having their first experiences with the process of acquiring information
The citizens’ right to information has been secured in the Constitution of Pakistan which empowers them to make governments accountable. Under the Right to Information (RTI) laws citizens can
LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Monday issued notices to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and the ministry of law and justice on a petition seeking right to vote for overseas Pakistanis in upcoming general election of 2018.
Engineer Muhammad Ilyas, a Pakistani Malaysian citizen, pleaded his petition in … more
ISLAMABAD: The Coalition for Elections and Democracy (CED) has stressed the need to reduce gender gap between number of registered voters in Pakistan. The situation is perturbing as the gap between number of male and female voters has crossed 12 million.
In a statement issued by CED on National Voters’ … more
LAHORE: An alliance of civil society organisations has stressed upon the need to reduce the gender gap between numbers of registered voters in Pakistan. The situation is perturbing as the gap between the number of male and female voters has crossed 12 million.
In a statement issued on the National … more
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has directed the provincial election commissioners to initiate the process for revising electoral rolls from December 15, for the upcoming 2018 general elections.
The ECP issued a notification in this regard, asking for the exclusion of names of deceased voters from the voter lists, … more
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday launched a project aimed at bridging the gap of over 12 million between male and female registered voters in the country.
According to the electoral rolls of September 2017, of the 97.02m citizens registered as voters, 54.60m are men (56.27 per … more
The Election Commission of Pakistan Additional Secretary Dr Akhtar Nazir on Thursday said that all the necessary arrangements have been completed for the 2018 general elections but the electronic voting machines (EVMs) will not be used due to technical difficulties and lack of time.
He was addressing a media workshop … more
ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Thursday passed the 24th Constitution Amendment Bill 2017 by a 242-1 vote, paving the way for the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to carry out fresh delimitation of constituencies ahead of the next general elections on the basis of provisional census data.
In a major … more
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday transferred and posted dozens of officers in a major reshuffle ahead of the 2018 general elections.
A total of 86 officers, including district and regional election commissioners and deputy directors in grades 17 and 18, were transferred via a notification. Of the … more
PESHAWAR: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Additional Secretary Zafar Iqbal on Wednesday said that in the next general elections, the voters will cast their votes in the constituency of which he/she has given the address on CNIC.
Addressing a media workshop here, he said that ECP is introducing electoral reforms … more