The Election Commission of Pakistan will complete the process of Scrutiny of Nomination Papers filed by candidates for upcoming General Elections Tomorrow.
According to Election Commission, a total of 21,482 Nomination Papers have been filed across the Country for National and Provincial Assemblies.
Six thousand sixty three candidates are contesting for 342 Seats of the National Assembly while 15419 Nomination Papers have been filed for the Provincial Assemblies’ seats.
As per the Election Schedule, appeals against rejection or acceptance of nomination papers can be filed by 22nd of this Month.
The appellate tribunals will decide the appeals by 27th, after which the revised list of candidates will be published on 28th of this month.
Candidates can withdraw their Nomination Papers by 29th June and the Electoral Body will announce the final list of Candidates the same day.
Electoral Symbols will be issued to candidates on 30th June while polling will be held on 25th of next month.
Election Commission will scrutinize Nomination Papers filed by sixty three candidates for NA-53, Islamabad.
The Election body has summoned PTI Chairman Imran Khan, PML (N) Leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Aisha Gulalai who are vying for NA-53 to appear before it Today for the Scrutiny Process.
Meanwhile, during scrutiny process in Karachi Today, Nomination Papers of Shehla Raza of PPP for NA-243 Karachi East, Dr. Amir Liaquat Hussain of PTI for NA-245, Rauf Siddiqui of MQM for NA-243 and 244 and Masroor Qadri of JUP for NA-239, Malik Amin Aslam of PTI for NA 55 and Maj (R) Tahir Sadiq of PTI for NA 55 & 56,Sh Aftab Ahmed Khan of PMLN for NA 55 were accepted.
Returning officer reserved the decision on the Nomination Papers filed by Khawaja Izhar-ul-Hassan of MQM and he has again been summoned Tomorrow for Scrutiny of Papers.