Funds to be provided to ECP for LB Polls: Ishaq Dar

Islamabad: Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar has said that election commission will be provided the required funds for the holding of local bodies elections.

Talking to the media persons outside the parliament house in Islamabad on Friday‚ he‚ however‚ said Printing Corporation of Pakistan does not have the capacity to publish huge number of ballot papers on short notice.

The Minister said that matters with the opposition of the Senate‚ who were boycotting proceedings of the house‚ have been resolved. He said figures given on the number of casualties occurred in Khyber Pakhtunkhawa in acts of terrorism will be rechecked.