ECP asks PBS to release census results for initiation of delimitation process

  • Posted at: 30 Aug, 2017, in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan has asked Pakistan Bureau of Statistics to release census data to initiate delimitation process.The demand was made in a letter written by Secretary Election Commission to the Secretary of Law and Justice.The letter stated that according to the Constitution, seats of national and provincial assemblies are allocated in accordance with their population.It said that delimitation of the constituencies for re-allocation of seats is only possible after official publication of census report.The letter said that provisional results of the national census released last week showed tangible demographic changes in the country.—Radio Pakistan

Tags:

Pakistan, Pakistan Army, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, Pakistan Tehreek i Insaf, Pakistan Peoples Party, Pakistan economy, China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Pakistan Super League, Pakistans womens rugby team, Pakistani, Pakistan, Pakistan Ordnance Factories Wah, state bank of pakistan, Pakistani players, Pakistani singer, pakistan s, Pakistani cinemas, Pakistani Movie Verna, banned in Pakistan, Pakistani spy pigeon, Pakistan Air Force, chief justice of Pakistan, MQM Pakistan, supreme court of pakistan, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Pakistan-Turkey High Level Strategic Cooperation Council,