General elections are scheduled to be held in Pakistan on 15 July 2018.
In June 2017 the economic Coordination Committee authorised the procurement of new printing machines with a bridge loan of 864 million rupees. The authorities has also evolved new software program for the Election commission of Pakistan and NADRA to make sure a “loose, honest, independent, obvious and non violent trendy election.” the previous Federal law Minister Zahid Hamid elaborated that youngsters attaining the age of 18 will mechanically be registered as voters after they follow for a CNIC from NADRA.
The 342 participants of the national assembly are elected with the aid of 3 techniques; 272 are elected in unmarried-member constituencies by way of first-past-the-put up voting; 60 are reserved for girls and 10 for ethnic and non secular minority groups; each units of reserved seats use proportional representation with a 5% electoral threshold. This proportional range, however, is primarily based at the quantity of seats received instead of votes gained.
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- Govt of Pakistan [@pid_gov] (December 16, 2017). “Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that general elections will be held in the country on 15th July next year”(Tweet) – via Twitter.
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