ECP hints at holding Islamabad LG Polls in Holy Ramadan
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The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Thursday expressed its intention to hold local body elections in Islamabad in the month of Holy Ramadan.
According to the 24News HD TV channel, the ECP officials held a special meeting with Attorney General for Pakistan Ashtar Ausaf Ali to discuss the matter of the LG Polls in Islamabad.
The sources said that the ECP Special Secretary and the Director General of the Law Department participated in the meeting with the AGP.
In the meeting, consultations were held in the context of the order of the Islamabad High Court, the sources said.
As per the sources, the ECP has hinted at conducting the local body elections during Holy Ramadan as the general elections has also been held in the same month in 1997.
The sources said that the Election Commission will also consult with the Interior Ministry in this regard.