ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan announced the safe decision of local body elections in Karachi.
The Election Commission has announced that local body elections in Karachi will be held on January 15. Chief Election Commissioner Sikandar Sultan Raja himself announced the decision regarding local body elections in Karachi.
The Election Commission has said in the decision that the federal government and the Ministry of Interior should provide law enforcement personnel while the Chief Secretary and IG Sindh should appoint security personnel.
The Election Commission of Pakistan rejected the Sindh government’s request to postpone the elections.
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The Sindh High Court has also ordered the Election Commission to schedule local body elections in Karachi and Hyderabad in 2 weeks.
It should be noted that Jamaat-e-Islami and Tehreek-e-Insaf had requested the Election Commission to hold local body elections soon.