ECP directs provincial govts to complete preparations for LB polls

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan on Tuesday directed the provincial governments to complete all necessary preparations for holding local bodies’ (LB) elections.

The directive was issued at a meeting of the commission held here to review the matters pertaining to holding of local government elections in Punjab, Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Chief Election Commissioner Justice (r) Sardar Mohammad Raza Khan presided the meeting. Acting Secretary of Election Commission Usman Ali informed the meeting that progress has been made in delimitations in Sindh and Punjab.

He said a committee has also been constituted to review matters regarding local government system in Sindh.

The Acting Secretary said holding of local bodies’ election in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa through biometric system is not possible before September next year.

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