Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Governor Haji Ghulam Ali called on President Dr. Arif Alvi and discussed issues related to holding elections for the Provincial Assembly.
According to details During the meeting, the President and KP governor discussed matters related to elections in the province and the country’s political situation.
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The meeting came as the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan took a Suo Motu notice of the delay in the announcement of the date for holding elections for Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) assemblies.
According to a statement by the Supreme Court (SC), CJP Umar Ata Bandial took notice of a note issued received from the apex court registrar. “It was learned that a month has passed since the dissolution of two provincial assemblies”, CJP said.
In a statement, the apex court said the bench will assess who is eligible to issue the date for polls, the constitutional responsibility of the Centre and provinces, and who will fulfill the constitutional responsibility of conducting elections and when.
Now Latest Reports are that Supreme Court will announce its verdict on Election Suo Moto Case by tomorrow at 11 am.
Earlier the court gave PTI and the PDM until 4 pm to sit together and come up with election dates in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab. However, a mutually agreed-upon date was not found.
President announces Election Date
It is pertinent to mention here that President Dr. Arif Alvi announced April 9 as the date for holding general elections for Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) assemblies. They announced the date under section 57(2) of the constitution.
The moves come after Chief Election Commission decided against attending the meeting called by President Arif Alvi to discuss the dates for holding elections in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
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