ECP proposes dates for local bodies’ polls

Islamabad: Acting Election Commissioner Justice Tasadduq Hussain Jilani has said local bodies’ elections in Sindh will be held on 18th January‚ in Punjab on 30th January while in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa‚ Cantonment boards and Islamabad in February.

He proposed the dates while chairing a high level meeting in Islamabad which is discussing preparations for local bodies’ polls.

Acting Election Commissioner called upon the departments concerned to extend full cooperation to the Commission for holding of transparent local bodies’ polls. He said that it is the democratic right of people to have access to the local government.

Federal Secretaries of different ministries‚ chief secretaries of four provinces‚ Chairman NADRA and Managing Director Printing Corporation of Pakistan are attending the meeting.