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Pakistan to elect next president on September 4

THE ASIAN AGE. | SHAFQAT ALI
Published : Aug 17, 2018, 7:26 am IST
Updated : Aug 17, 2018, 7:26 am IST

Scrutiny of the nomination papers will be conducted on August 29, while candidature can be withdrawn on August 30.

According to the schedule issued by ECP, nomination papers can be filed to the presiding officers in Islamabad and at the commission’s provincial offices on August 27.
 According to the schedule issued by ECP, nomination papers can be filed to the presiding officers in Islamabad and at the commission’s provincial offices on August 27.

Islamabad: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday announced that Presidential elections will be organised in the country on September 4.

According to the schedule issued by ECP, nomination papers can be filed to the presiding officers in Islamabad and at the commission’s provincial offices on August 27.

Scrutiny of the nomination papers will be conducted on August 29, while candidature can be withdrawn on August 30. The list of validated candidates after scrutiny will be published the same day.

Voting for the election will be held in the National Assembly and the four provincial assemblies on September 4. The newly-elected members of National Assembly (MNAs) will elect new premier on Friday.

The winning party, Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI), has fielded its president Imran Khan for this slot whereas joint Opposition provided the name of Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) president Shehbaz Sharif for the same.

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