ECP issues election schedule on 2 vacant Senate seats

Islamabad: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has notified Balochistan assembly to elect two senators against general seats vacated by Mir Haji Lashkari Raisani and Maulana Mohammad Khan Sherani.

The commission also issued the election schedule in this regard. The candidates can submit their nomination papers between 27th and 28th of this month while the commission will complete the process of scrutiny between 1st and 2nd July.

The last date for filing appeals against the rejection or acceptance of nomination papers would be 4th while appeals would be disposed of on 6th July. The candidates would be allowed to withdraw their candidature on 8th July. The commission will display the final lists of candidates on 9th while the election will be held in the Balochistan Assembly building on 18th of next month. The commission has also appointed the Provincial Election Commissioner Balochistan as Returning Officer for the election.