Posts tagged as: Pakistan Election Commission

ECP issues final list of presidential candidates

The Election Commission of Pakistan has issued final list of the presidential candidates, officials said Saturday. According to the list‚ PML (N) candidate Mamnoon Hussain and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf candidate Justice (retired) Wajhiuddin are in the run for the coveted slot. Covering candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (N) Iqbal Zafar Jhagra withdrew his nomination papers.   […]

Election schedule to be announced on March 23

The Election Commission on Wednesday that schedule for the May 11 parliamentary polls will be announced on March 23, the day Pakistan also celebrates its republic day.   President Asif Ali Zardari has set May 11 for parliamentary elections, presidential spokesman senator Farhatullah Babar said.   A spokesman of the Election Commission announced that the process […]

PM Ashraf hopes election process will complete amicably

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf expressed the confidence late Saturday that the election process will be completed smoothly and amicably.   In his farewell address to the nation over Radio Pakistan and Pakistan Television networks on completion of government term, the Prime Minister appealed to all political parties, national institutions, civil society and the media to play […]

Election Commissioner says fair poll constitutional obligation

Chief Election Commissioner, Justice (Retd.) Fakhruddin G Ebrahim says that free, fair and transparent elections are the ultimate goal of the Election Commission.   “We are committed to fulfilling our Constitutional obligation to giving the nation a free and fair election,” he said on Thursday at the opening ceremony of the Training of Master Trainers […]

Qadri-govt accord ends protest in Islamabad

The government and Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri reached an agreement late Thursday that peacefully ended a four-day sit-in outside the parliament house in Islamabad.   A 10-member government’s negotiation team held hectic talks with Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri, who had on Sunday led thousands of his supporters from the eastern city of Lahore and started protest in Islamabad.   […]

Opposition parties demand elections dates, caretaker setup

Major opposition parties in the country on Wednesday joined hands to call upon the government to immediately announce dates for parliamentary elections to put an end to the current political uncertainty.   The main opposition leader and former Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, had invited leaders of other opposition parties to review the situation following the […]

Election Commission to consult parties on Karachi delimitation

The Election Commission of Pakistan will consult political parties to examine the issue of delimitation of constituencies in Karachi Division in the light of the observations of the Apex Court, the Commission said Friday.   For this purpose, letters have sent to political parties asking them to nominate not more than two representatives to attend […]

Senate Elections to be held on March 2: Election Commission of Pakistan

Senate Elections to be held on March 2: Election Commission of Pakistan Islamabad: (Thursday, January 12, 2012) The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued the formal schedule for Senate Elections, according to which the said polls will be held on March 2 this year. The formal announcement by the ECP has cleared the fog […]


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