Islamabad, November 12, 2013 (PPI-OT): In view of the requests received from both the provinces of the Punjab and Sindh regarding extension of time for filing of nomination papers by the candidates and considering the problems being faced by the candidates in this regard, the Election Commission of Pakistan is pleased to allow one day more i.e. 13th November, 2013 for receiving the nomination papers and has directed all the Returning Officers to receive nomination papers from the candidates on the said date from 08:00 to 04:00 pm for Local Government Elections in the Punjab and Sindh.
2. The Commission has further directed that all the Returning Officers in both provinces will perform their normal activities already mentioned in the election schedule i.e. issuance of notice of nominations received and receiving of objections on nominations so notified. The Returning Officers will paste the additional list of nominations received on 13-11-2013 on the notice board and will receive objections against the additional list of nominations till 10:00 p.m.
3. This issues with the approval of the Election Commission.
For more information, contact:
Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)
Election Commission of Pakistan Secretariat
Election House, Constitution Avenue G-5/2,
Tel: +9251 920 1975, +9251 920 6062
Fax: +9251 920 5402, +9251 920 5300