Elections to be held after completion of delimitation process: Sanjrani


KARACHI, Aug 19 (INP): Chairman Senate, Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani on Saturday affirmed that next general elections would be conducted ‘on time’ immediately ‘after the completion of delimitation process’ on the basis of new census.

Talking to media at the Mazar-e-Quaid, he said the Pakistan Democratic Movement coalition government with ‘representation of almost all political parties’ had granted approval to the census 2023 being cognizant of the constitutional requirement of delimitation of electoral constituencies on the basis of new census data.

“As soon as delimitation exercise is completed, the ECP would announce the date for next general election,” he maintained while reiterating that “next general election would take place and on the right time as the ECP would conduct the elections and the nation should remain contented.”

Meanwhile, the upper house of the parliament is present as the representative of all the federating units of Pakistan and it will continue working to ensure the rights of all the four provinces of the country during the tenure of the caretaker government, Sanjrani stated.

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Responding to a query on the election of the President, the Chairman Senate said that though the tenure of the incumbent president will complete on September 09, the constitution provides for continuity of the outgoing president till the election of the new president.

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