ECP Wants Uninterrupted Electricity For Vote Count In 14 Sindh Districts.

KARACHI -- The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday wrote a letter to the energy secretary seeking necessary directions to authorities concerned to ensure provision of uninterrupted electricity in 14 Sindh districts where local government elections are going to be held today till the finalisation of results.

ECP Secretary Omar Hamid Khan wrote to Dr Rashid Mehmood Langrial, the energy secretary, explaining that that as per the law, immediately after the end of polling, the presiding officers are required to count the ballot papers polled in favour of each contesting candidate at the polling stations and announce the preliminary result thereof at the polling stations.

'This is a time consuming process which is likely to go on...

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