ISLAMABAD: In a tacit endorsement of the findings of recently-held census, the federal cabinet on Wednesday decided to go ahead with delimitation of constituencies before the next general elections on the basis of provisional data of the exercise.
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi also sought suggestions from the cabinet members … more
LAHORE: The Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) told the Senate on Friday that the 2018 elections could not be held on the basis of the 2017 census results.
PBS Chief Census Commissioner Asif Bajwa told the Senate Standing Committee on Privatisation and Statistics that the elections would be delayed in … more
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will ensure the registration of all eligible women as voters in the electoral rolls before the 2018 general elections.
Addressing the 10th Rural Women Annual conference on Monday, ECP Additional Secretary Dr Akhtar Nazar said that with the support of the National Database … more
ISLAMABAD: Raising apprehension that questions will be raised if the next general elections are held without delimitation of new constituencies, Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Secretary Babar Yaqoob has said that the ECP has thus written to the government for creating new constituencies.
He said this while addressing a seminar … more
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday suspended the membership of 261 legislators for not submitting their statements of assets and liabilities.
According to an official of the ECP, seven senators, 71 members of the National Assembly, 84 members of the Punjab Assembly, 50 members of the Sindh … more
Election Commission of Pakistan has decided to cancel the registration of hundreds of inactive political parties.
According to reports, the ECP has decided to delist non-serious political parties. ECP will order to 352 political parties to fulfill essential formalities, upon failure their registration will be cancelled. ECP will order such … more
ISLAMABAD – The Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed the Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2017 that restored the Khatm-i-Nabuwwat declaration for electoral candidates amid demand of lawmakers for launching an impartial probe to fix responsibility for tampering with the declaration form.
The bill that has amended the Elections Act, 2017 was unanimously … more
ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Thursday unanimously adopted amendments to the recently passed Elections Act, 2017, restoring the Khatm-i-Nabuwwat declaration for candidates, as well as the two clauses on the status of Ahmadis, in their original form.
The amendments were tabled by Law Minister Zahid Hamid a day after Speaker … more
ISLAMABAD: As many as 698 parliamentarians so far have submitted the yearly statements of assets and liabilities of their own, their spouses and their dependents with the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).
According to an ECP official, out of the total, 79 Senators, 216 Members of the National Assembly, 187 … more
ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday decided to increase the number of polling stations for 2018 general elections. It was decided that in the light new legislation, the existing number of 69,000 polling stations will be increased up to 100,000.
The decision was taken in ECP’s Planning Committee … more