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KMC to close on Thursday for deputy mayor’s election

April 17, 2019
KMC to close on Thursday for deputy mayor’s election


Work at the KMC will be suspended on Thursday due to the elections for the city’s deputy mayor. 

A meeting was held on Wednesday at Commissioner House to review the arrangements for the election. It was attended by regional election commissioner Ali Asghar Sayal, South Deputy Commissioner Salahuddin (who is also a returning officer), and Metropolitan Commissioner Dr Saifur Rehman.

Karachi Commissioner Iftikhar Shalwani said he wants to make sure peaceful elections are held with foolproof security.

Related: Karachi deputy mayor election Thursday

Polling will be held from 9am to 5pm without any break at the City Council Hall and 300 voters — 227 men and 73 women — will case their votes. One presiding officer, two assistant presiding officers and two polling officers will oversee the process. Two polling booths (one for men and another for women) have been set up.

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