The scrutiny of the nomination papers regarding Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly elections is underway.
Addressing a news conference in Gilgit today, the Chief Election Commissioner of Gilgit Baltistan Raja Shahbaz Khan said that Election commission has taken on board all political parties to ensure free and fair elections in the region.
The Chief Election Commissioner said that in the next two days, health experts would prepare SOPs against coronavirus regarding the elections.
Meanwhile, ectioneering is gaining momentum with the passage time in Gilgit Baltistan.
The Election Commission has published names of nominated candidates.
According to the list, five hundred and forty eight candidates have submitted their nomination papers to the Returning officers.
The nomination papers will be scrutinized by Returning Officers till 7th of this month. Appeals against acceptance or rejection of nomination papers can be filed in the Appellate tribunal on 11th October which will be decided till 17th October.
Polling will be held on 15th of November.
Source: Radio Pakistan