ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is expected to meet on Friday to announce the date of elections in Punjab after the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) ordered the ECP to hold elections in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). .
The committee is expected to recommend the last week of April as the election date. The ECP is likely to use the last week of April as the election date, around a week after Eid al-Fitr on April 22, the sources said.
On the other hand, the letter from President Dr. Arif Alvi proposing the date of the election may also be sent today and the timetable will be announced after the President nods.
The ECP met for the third time in a row on Friday after the Supreme Court ruled on the election date on Thursday.
Earlier, the SCP had ordered the relevant authorities to hold elections in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces within 90 days of the dissolution of Parliament. The Punjab parliament was dissolved on January 14, while the KP parliament was dissolved on January 18.