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ECP directs officials to keep media in loop on election matters

ISLAMABAD (PEN) : The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) instructed on Wednesday all provincial election commissioners to keep the media abreast of developments regarding the upcoming general elections in 2024.

In a letter addressed to the four provincial election commissioners, the spokesperson of the Election Commission emphasized the significance of maintaining open channels of communication with media representatives.

The letter highlighted that preparations for the 2024 general elections are well underway, with a focus on ensuring a smooth electoral process across the nation.

With the polling scheduled to take place tomorrow, the spokesperson underscored the importance of providing timely and accurate information to the public. Voters will cast their ballots in 855 constituencies of both national and provincial assemblies, marking a critical juncture in Pakistan’s democratic journey.

The letter also disclosed key logistical details for the elections, including the staggering figure of 12 crore 85 lakh 85 thousand 760 registered voters nationwide.

Furthermore, it revealed that an extensive network of 90,675 polling stations has been established, with a dedicated election staff of 1,490,000 individuals poised to fulfill their duties diligently.