By-elections on nine NA seats to be held on Sept 25
Seats become vacant after NA speaker accepted resignations of PTI lawmakers
August 5, 2022 12:44 PM
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Friday issued a schedule for by-elections on the seats that fell vacant following the acceptance of resignations of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNAs by National Assembly (NA) Speaker Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
According to the schedule released by the ECP, by-elections on nine seats of the National Assembly will be held on September 25 next.
The candidates will be able to submit nomination papers from August 10 to August 13 while the scrutiny of nomination papers will be held on August 17.
It is to be noted here that over 100 PTI MNAs had submit their resignations to the National Assembly speaker after the removal of former prime minister Imran Khan through a vote of no-confidence.
The National Assembly speaker accepted resignations of 11 of them a few days back, and by-elections on nine seats of the lower house will be held on September 25 next.
Reporter: Usman Khan