ECP is printing nomination papers from Printing Corporation.
The papers will be delivered to DROs before election schedule.
ECP had fixed date of February 8, 2024 to hold general elections.
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan(ECP) has started the printing of nomination papers in connection with the preparations for the general elections.
Sources connected with the Election Commission said that the ECP is printing the nomination papers from the Printing Corporation and the papers will be delivered to the District Returning Officers(DROs) before the election schedule.
According to the sources, nomination papers will be given more on the demand of the returning officers, the commission will give nomination papers of the candidates in proportion to the total voters of the district while there will be white colored nomination papers for general, reserved seats for women and minorities.
It should be remembered that the ECP has fixed the date of February 8, 2024 to hold general elections in the country after meeting with President Arif Alvi on the orders of the Supreme Court.
The Election Commission has started formal preparations in this regard. It has prepared lists of polling staff including polling stations.
A few days ago, Chief Election Commissioner Sikandar Sultan Raja met Caretaker Prime Minister Anwarul Haq Kakar and issued a statement.
According to the announcement, the Chief Election Commissioner informed the Caretaker Prime Minister about the preparations for the elections. He said that the lists of polling stations and staff have been prepared and the work of printing the election materials and the work of updating the election lists is also in the final stages.
The Chief Election Commissioner invited the Caretaker Prime Minister to visit the Election Commission to review the preparations for the general elections.
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In the meeting, Anwar-ul-Haq Kakar assured that full cooperation will be given to the Election Commission for the general elections and the necessary funds and required security will be ensured for the elections.