ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will hold Local Government elections on 27 reserved seats for women, peasants/workers, technocrat, youth and non-Muslims in Metropolitan Corporation of Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) on January 16, a spokesman said.
According to the spokesman, there would be 17 seats of women, three peasants/workers,three youth, three minorities and one technocrat in the second phase of Islamabad Metropolitan Corporation LG elections.
Polling will be held on January 16 at polling station of IMCB,F-8/4 and time duration is fixed from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, he said.
He said that for women seats 12 candidates of PML-N, nine PTI and four independents are in field to contest election while for peasant seats, two candidates of PML-N, three PTI and five Independent are in the run.
PML-N has fielded three candidates, PTI two and eight Independent candidates for youth seats.
Two candidates of PML-N, three PTI and six independent are contesting for the seats of non-Muslims while for technocrat each party and independent have single candidate.
The ECP also appointed Chaudhry Aleem Shahab as District Returning Officer and Farasat Ali Khan as Returning officer for the elections on reserved seats. NNI