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Elections 2024: Interim govt allocates Rs17 billion for security

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ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday allocated Rs17 billion for security related to the upcoming general election in 2024, sources said.

A meeting was held to overview the security arrangements for the upcoming general elections scheduled to be held on February 08, 2024.

According to well-informed sources, the meeting – attended by the Inspector Generals (IGs) of all four provinces – briefed the meeting members about the polling day security arrangements.

Reports indicate that to ensure a peaceful election in the country, a total of 600,000 police officials are necessarily required.

Elections 2024: ECP finalises polling station plan

Sources further revealed that only 200,000 police officials are currently available leaving a significant shortfall, with an additional 400,000 personnel required to meet the basic security requirements for the upcoming general elections.

Meanwhile, 58 percent of polling stations declared sensitive. INP

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