ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Monday said that the election on vacant Senate General seat will be held on October 3.
The commission has called upon the members of the provincial assembly of Punjab to elect a member for the Senate from that province against a general seat.
According to ECP, the seat has fallen vacant, due to resignation tendered by Ch. Mohammad Sarwar and fixed the schedule of election process under which the polling will be held at Provincial Assembly building, Lahore.
The public notice by Returning Officer inviting nomination papers will be issued on September 11 while the last date for filing of nomination papers by the candidates with the Returning Officer will be September 13.
The date for publication of names of the nominated candidates will be September 14 while the last date for scrutiny of nomination papers will be September 16.
The last date for filing of appeals against acceptance or rejection of nominations will be September 18 and the last date for disposal of appeals by the tribunal will be September 20.
The last date publication of revised list of candidates will be September 24 and the last date for withdrawal of candidature will be September 25.