Schedule for Senate elections to be issued today


ISLAMABAD : – Secretary Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Babar Yaqoob Fateh Muhammad has said that schedule for the Senate of Pakistan elections will be issued today (Friday).

Addressing a press conference in Islamabad on Thursday, Babar Yaqoob said that Senate elections will be held as per schedule. He further informed that the training of the polling staff has been completed.

Babar Yaqoob said that polling to elect senators will be held on March 3. The nomination papers can be submitted from February 4-6 and their scrutiny will be completed by February 9.

According to ECP, four senators will be elected on general seats from FATA, 11 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan each, and 12 each from Sindh and Punjab, including seven on general seats, two on technocrats  seats, two on women s seats and one on a minorities  seat. Islamabad will elect two senators, one each on general and technocrat seats.



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