PESHAWAR, 25 November: By-elections on 4449 vacant seats of local governments will be held on January 23 next year. This was decided during a meeting of all political parties held here on Wednesday with Chief Election Commissioner Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan in the chair.
The meeting was attended by representatives of 24 political parties including PTI, JI, JUIF, ANP, PPP and others. The meeting briefed the representatives of political parties regarding the arrangements made by the commission for holding by elections.
Addressing the meeting Sardar Muhammad Raza said the Election Commission would utilize all available resources for holding free and fair by-elections in the province. He urged the political parties to cooperate with the ECP in this regard.
Political parties, on this occasion put forward 30 proposals to the CEC regarding free and fair elections. The CEC assured that all workable proposals would be accepted.