ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has opted to utilize the Election Management System (EMS) to ensure the prompt finalization of results.
Sources within the ECP have indicated that preparations have been finalized to ensure the timely release of results for the February 8 elections. Each Returning Officer has been assigned three data entry operators to facilitate the result finalization process on the EMS, a system designed to operate even without internet connectivity.
The ECP has successfully conducted tests of the system in all four provinces, ensuring its capability to contribute to the timely and accurate finalization of results on February 8.
It is noteworthy that the Election Commission of Pakistan has made comprehensive arrangements to conduct impartial, transparent, and fair general elections across the country. The ECP has also released a code of conduct for security officials deployed during the upcoming general elections on February 8, 2024. This code binds security personnel, excluding Armed Forces and Civil Armed Forces, to carry out their duties in accordance with the law and collaborate with presiding officers, returning officers (ROs), and polling staff.
PML-N Leader Syed Qalb Abbas Shah Joins PPP Ahead Of Elections
Meanwhile, Syed Qalb Abbas Shah, a prominent figure within the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in Rawalpindi, has recently joined the Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) just days ahead of the upcoming elections.
Raja Pervez Ashraf, the PPP candidate and former speaker of the National Assembly, warmly welcomed Shah’s decision to support him. Ashraf expressed optimism, stating that Shah’s affiliation would positively impact the PPP.
In a meeting with a PML-N leader, Raja Pervez Ashraf encouraged the residents of Gujar Khan to vote for the PPP in the upcoming elections, emphasizing the potential for development and prosperity in the region. Ashraf highlighted the contributions made by the PPP to the people of Gujar Khan, asserting that no other party has matched these efforts.