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Pakistan’s General Election 2018: How to Check Voter Registration Status?

Pakistan’s General Election 2018: How to Check Voter Registration Status?


Sumera Saeed | category: News

Pakistan’s General Elections 2018 are scheduled to be held in on 25th July.

Pakistan’s General Election 2018: How to Check Voter Registration Status? Pakistan Muslim League (PML N) got victory in the elections 2013, led by twice Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, and emerged as the major party with 166 seats out of a of 342 in the National Assembly.

Later on the Supreme Court disqualified former prime minister on 28th July 2017 due to his employment with FZE Capital and for not disclosing the Avenfield flats and offshore assets.

The court then directed NAB to file references against Nawaz Sharif and his family and yesterday on 6th July, 2018 The National Accountability Court (NAB) has announced its verdict in the Avenfield flats reference.

Ex- Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Captain Safdar will now have to face 10 years in prison and 8 million pounds fine, 7 years in prison and 2 million pounds fine and one year in jail respectively.

Now it’s a time to form a new government in Pakistan and the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has completed all the necessary preparation for the Election 2018 schedule to take place on 25th July.

ECP has issued final list of candidates, and as per the list  3,675 contestants are in the electoral arena for the National Assembly’s seats, 1,696 candidates are contesting from Punjab: 760 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa; 872 from Sindh;and 303 are in the field from Balochistan for the lower house of the Parliament.

ECP has also finalized the lists of registered voters in the country and in order to provide easy to voters ECP has joined hands with NADRA to launch SMS service so that the voters can easily check their registration status from anywhere.

How to Check Voter Status via SMS?

Voters can check their vote status to participate in the Election 2018 by sending a text message by writing the number of their Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) without dash in the message and send it to 8300.

After sending the SMS you will instantly get the automated response with the name of the electoral area, block code and serial number.

Pakistan’s General Election 2018: How to Check Voter Registration Status?

SMS Charges?

Rs. 2 service charges are applicable.

Every registered voter can check his/her particulars by visiting their respective District Election Commissioner’s office located in their area. The addresses of the DEC offices across the country are available at the ECP website.

You can check here the list of ECP offices across Pakistan:

  1. Punjab
  2. Sindh
  3. Khyber PakhtunKhwa
  4. Balochistan

How to Register?

If you can find your vote status and want to register yourself as voter to participate in Pakistan’s General elections 2018, you can submit your application along with a copy of your CNIC to the District Election Commissioner (DEC)/ Registration Officer/Assistant Registration Officer of the district before April 30, 2018.

Form is available online at ECP Website.

It is important to mention here that ECP has still not given the voting status to overseas Pakistanis but they can cast their vote if register by visiting the country on Election Day.

On the other hand the Secretary ECP, Babar Yaqoob Fateh Muhammad talking to a delegation of transgender who called upon the secretary ECP last year hoped that disable persons, women and transgender will actively participate in upcoming elections.

This is not confirmed yet either they can cast vote in the Election 2018 or not.

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ECP Banned Recruitment for Government Jobs

ECP Banned Recruitment for Government Jobs


Sumera Saeed | category: Government Jobs in Pakistan

ECP Banned Recruitment for Government Jobs. Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has temporary banned the recruitment for the government jobs. The ban on the Recruitment for the government jobs is imposed due to upcoming elections 2018.

The ban on the Recruitment for the government jobs is applicable starting from 1st April and will remain until the elections 2018 held successfully in the country. ECP has issued a notification on Wednesday in this regard and according to the statement issued there will be a hiring freeze in appointments made by federal, provincial and local governments.

The Election Commission has taken all the ruling political players by surprise by issuing these orders.

As per notification there will not only the ban a on new government appointments but also on granting of development funds, ostensibly to discourage pre-poll rigging. The development schemes comprise those pertaining to the supply of gas and water, construction and carpeting of roads.

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ECP had banned public office-holders from using public money to endorse themselves ahead of the elections 2018.

As per the notification all the jobs including public service commissioned jobs, government jobs are banned but the recruitment Federal and Provincial Public service commission are free from this ban by ECP.

The Internship schemes such as (PEEF and PYMST) are also not included in the ban.

The jobs offered after 1st April 2018 are temporarily banned.

All the development projects pertaining to the supply of gas and water, construction and carpeting of roads are banned.

The good news about is that the ban is temporary and will uplift once the elections 2018 held successfully in Pakistan.

Why ECP banned Jobs and Development Projects?

This ban is placed due to the upcoming elections 2018 in Pakistan and as per Media reports the ruling political parties in the country had to be paid hefty development funds to use those near the elections to attract the voters, but now their plans are near ruined.

It is hoped that after the election 2018 the ban on the government jobs will be lifted but there is no clear announcement made by the officials.

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5 Biggest Upcoming Events in 2018

5 Biggest Upcoming Events in 2018


Sumera Saeed | category: Events

5 Biggest Upcoming Events in 2018.  Today we will talk about the upcoming events in Pakistan and other countries of the world. In 2018 there will be a number of events to enjoy but today here we are talking about the 5 biggest upcoming events in 2018 that will hold in Pakistan and other countries. So here are the 5 biggest upcoming events in 2018.

PSL 3

PSL-3

 

The biggest cricket event Pakistan Super League third edition or PSL 3 is all set to kick off on 22nd February in Dubai. This year the final match of PSL 3 will be played in Karachi on 25th March.  This year there will be 7 teams participating in the PSL 3 including,

  1. Islamabad United
  2. Multan Sultan
  3. Quetta Gladiators
  4. Peshawar Zalmi
  5. Karachi Kings
  6. Lahore Qalandars
  7. Mainstreaming Militants

Elections 2018

Elections-2018

Yes, 2018 is the year of elections in Pakistan. This year a new government will be formed in Pakistan. ECP has assured the timely elections in Pakistan that are most probably will held in September 2018. This year there will be a new system for vote casting. So let us see who will be the next on the helm of affairs.

FIFA World Cup 2018

FIFA-World-Cup-2018

 

The biggest football event namely the FIFA World Cup will be held in June 2018 in Russia. This year 32 national teams will participate in the FIFA World 2018.  In order to make the fans of Smartphone and football more enthusiastic, Vivo being the FIFA World Cup sponsor, has introduced the Vivo X20 FIFA World Cup Edition 2018 smartphone.

The Royal Wedding

Prince-Harry-Meghan-Markle

 

Yes once again there will be a royal wedding and this year Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are getting married in a biggest ceremony which will be in May 2018.

Visit to Sun and Moon

Moon

This year the space probers will also probe in to the sun. NASA plans to touch the Sun in 2018 as its Parker Solar Probe is ready for its journey. On the other hand the startup of Silicon Valley, Moon Express said that it will surely land a spacecraft on the Moon in 2018.

Hope you would enjoy more on these events in 2018.

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