ECP to use RMS during Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa elections
April 8, 2023 04:29 PM
The Election Commission of Pakistan has decided to use the Result Management System (RMS) during elections in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
The ECP on Saturday sent a notification to both the provinces for imparting the RMS training to the operators.
According to the notification, the RMS training will be imparted to as many as 1,784 operators in both the provinces.
From Punjab, 1,324 RMS operators will be trained, whereas 460 will be trained in KP.
Sources said that the training will be started from April 10 and it be a two-day drill.
The Supreme Court in is ruling on April 3 has voided the ECP decision to defer the polls till October and ordered it to hold elections in Punjab on May 14.
Meanwhile, in compliance with court order, the Punjab police has completed its working on the provision of security for May 14 election in Punjab.
According to Punjab police, it could not provide 400,000 police personnel to perform security duty during election in the province as demanded by the ECP. It could only deploy 100,000 officials on poll duty.
It said that district police, Punjab constabulary, SPU, PHP and undertraining officials would perform poll duty.
The Supreme Court has ordered the Punjab IG police to provide security plan by April 10.
Reporter Usman Khan