ECP pledges publication of preliminary constituencies on Sept 27

Celina Ali

Islamabad: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Monday instructed the delimitation committees to complete their tasks by September 26, without exception, with the aim of publishing the preliminary constituencies on September 27. The ECP’s spokesperson said in a statement that the commission conducted a review of the constituency committees’ progress during a meeting. It was stressed that the committees must complete their tasks by September 26, without any further delays.

The commission has taken steps to expedite the process for early general elections by adjusting the duration of constituencies. According to the ECP, constituency announcements would now take place on November 30, with the intention of enabling early elections. Initially, the election commission had set the constituency delimitation period until December 14.