ECP amends election schedule

June 8, 2018

A Pakistani veiled women fills her ballot paper at a polling station in Peshawar on February 18, 2008. Pakistanis cast their ballots in critical elections overshadowed by violence and fears of rigging, with the fate of key US ally President Pervez Musharraf hanging in the balance. The parliamentary polls come after a year of political turmoil and bloodshed in the nuclear-armed Islamic republic, capped by the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto in a suicide attack in December. Photo: AFP

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has pushed forward the final scrutiny date for nomination forms from June 14 to June 19.

The ECP will accept appeals against returning officers’ decisions till June 22 and the appeals will be decided by June 27.

The list of candidates will be displayed on June 28, while the final list will be published on June 30.

The polling date has not been changed and will remain July 25.