Provincial Election Commissioner Sindh Mehboob Anwar addresses a press conference at his office in Karachi on Wednesday. – Photo by Online

KARACHI: Sindh Election Commissioner Mehmoob Anwar has said that door-to-door verification of electoral rolls in Karachi is being started from Thursday.

Addressing a press conference at his office on Wednesday, he said that the verification process of 6.9 million registered voters in the metropolis is expected to be completed within next 20 days.

He said that verification work will be carried out by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) staff and they will be provided security by Pakistan Army personnel.

He said that the Election Commission staff will go from house-to-house to verify electoral rolls and check the authenticity of voters.

Mehboob Anwar further said that Pakistan Rangers, Sindh Police, education department and the city administration are already actively involved in facilitating the ECP.

More From This Section

Army to take over security of polio teams in KP

The decision was announced after a meeting at the GHQ attended by the representatives of WHO, federal and KP govt

President sacks Pemra chairman

Meanwhile, PM Nawaz Sharif replaced Wapda chief Syed Raghib Abbas Shah with retired bureaucrat Zafar Mehmood.

Negotiators will try to convince TTP to extend ceasefire: Ibrahim

Ibrahim said a number of concerns from the TTP's end had come forward, adding that these should be addressed.

Faisal Raza Abidi resigns from Senate

The PPP Senator on Thursday announced his resignation from the upper house of parliament.

Comments are closed.
Explore: Indian elections 2014
Explore: Indian elections 2014
How much do you know about Indian Elections?
How much do you know about Indian Elections?
From The Newspaper