ECP announce general election on 25th July, 2018
ISLAMABAD: According to the Election Commission of Pakistan the General Election in the country will be held on 25th July, 2018.
ECP secretary Babar Yaqoob while addressing a press conference here in Islamabad today said that they [read ECP officials] had issued schedule as per jurisdiction bestowed on them by Constitution and law.
“Election will be held on 25th of July, 2015 whereas returning officer will issue a notice in this regard tomorrow”, secretary told reporters.
“From 2nd of June to 6th of June, candidates will submit nomination papers while a list would be displayed on June-7. [ECP] will scrutinize candidates’ papers till June-14.
The final list of candidates will be issued on June 27 and electoral symbol will be allotted to candidates on June-27”, stated Yaqoob.
He further went on to say that appeals can be lodged against returning officers till June 19 and tribunal will make verdicts on this appeal till June-26.