Islamabad (June 11, 2018): The time for the submission of nomination papers has been ended after the end of election Commission’s two-hour extension for filing nomination papers by aspiring candidates for general elections.
Earlier the Election Commission has allowed the candidates submission of papers till 1800 hours(6pm) today.
The preliminary list of candidates will also be published today.
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According to the election schedule, scrutiny process of nomination papers will continue till 19th while appeals against rejection or acceptance of papers can be filed by 22nd of this month.
The Appellate Tribunals will decide about the appeals by 27th, after which the revised list of candidates will be published on 28th of this month.
Candidates can withdraw their papers by 29th of this month, after which the final list of candidates will be published the same day.
Election symbols will be allotted to the contesting candidates on 30th of this month, while the polling for both National and Provincial Assembly elections will be held on 25th of next month.
Earlier on June 08, Election Commission of Pakistan has extended the last date for filing nomination papers from Friday to Monday next to facilitate all aspiring candidates of general elections.It said priority lists of candidates for reserved seats should also be submitted until Monday(today).
Earlier, ECP held a meeting in connection with the participation of int’l observers in General Elections 2018.
A meeting in connection with the participation of international observers in the General Elections 2018 was held in Islamabad on Thursday with Secretary Election in the chair.
The meeting reviewed the legal provision as per Election Act 2017.
The ECP reiterated its policy to allow international observers and international media as well as national observers to participate in the process of Election 2018.