ECP All Sets to Give Final Call for KPK Local Bodies Elections

LB Polls in KPK

ISLAMABAD – The sources in Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) confirmed that a decision to seek budget from federal government in lieu of Local Bodies election in Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa (KPK) has been taken.

According to the sources it was decided to utilize bio-metric machines for voter identification in KPK. The cost of installation of these machines would be around Rs 2.5 billion.

Sources maintained that ECP will be seeking budget charges from federal government.

Balochistan is the only province so far to hold Local Bodies election. Sindh, Punjab and KPK stands behind the excuses like preparation of voter lists, delimitation of constituencies, installation of bio-metric machines, law and order situation etc.


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