ECP announces delimitation schedule for NA, PAs for general elections

ECP announces delimitation schedule for NA, PAs for general elections

Islamabad (Web Desk): The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday announced the delimitation schedule for the National Assembly and Provincial Assemblies for the general elections.

According to the ECP spokesman, the final list of constituencies will be published on August 3,2022, while from today no new administrative unit will be formed anywhere in the country.

Chief Secretaries and Provincial Election Commissioners have been asked to provide required maps and other documents for demarcation work documents from April 11 to April 26.

On April 8, the ECP directed to complete the delimitation of all constituencies of National and the Provincial Assemblies within four months on the basis of 2017 census.

As per the details, the direction to this effect was given at a meeting of the ECP chaired by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sikandar Sultan Raja in Islamabad on Friday.

The decision was taken keeping in view the current situation in the country.

The provincial governments had been asked to provide maps and other data immediately to the ECP so that it could complete the delimitation process in a timely manner.

The meeting directed the secretary and special Secretary ECP to present a complete action plan for the general elections on April 13.

It was also decided to expedite and complete at the earliest the updating and review of voters' lists for the general elections.