ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has postponed the Local bodies’ elections in Islamabad.
The Chief Justice IHC Athar Minallah announced the verdict in pleas of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP).
The IHC also ordered that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will submit a report within 65 days after finalizing the delimitations.
The ECP maintained before the Court that the Commission will conduct delimitation and then it will announce the schedule for the local bodies’ elections in the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT).
Earlier, talking to media, the PML-N leader Dr. Tariq Fazal Chaudhary appreciated the verdict and termed it timely decision for the dwellers of Islamabad.