SC orders provinces to hold local bodies polls bofore Muharram

Elections 2013SC orders provinces to hold local bodies polls bofore Muharram

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday directed the provincial governments to hold local bodies elections before the holy month of Muharram.

A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry was hearing the local bodies election case on Thursday.

   

During the proceedings, the Chief justice remarked that everyone was giving different date for local bodies elections. He ordered the provincial governments to hold the polls before the month of Muharram, else be ready to face the music.

The Chief justice termed it fine to order the revival of old system in case the local bodies polls were not conducted.

Advocate Generals Punjab and Balochistan informed the court that their governments were ready to hold local government elections on December 7.

Must read

Recent News

Chairman CIDC Ambassador Luo Zhaohui conferred on Hilal-i-Quaid-i-Azam award

0
BEJING, China: On behalf of the President of Pakistan, Ambassador Khalil Hashmi conferred the civil award “Hilal-i -Quaid-i-Azam” on the Chairman of the China...

Interbank Dollar Rate Today in Pakistan – 16 April 2024

0
Interbank Exchange Rates in Pakistan The Interbank Closing Exchange Rate in Pakistan has been issued by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) for April 16,...

Khawaja Asif expresses desire to enhance defence relations with Azerbaijan

0
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Ambassador of Azerbaijan Khazar Farhadov called on the Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif in Islamabad on Tuesday.The federal minister welcomed...

Minister directs to ensure availability of urea and DAP fertilizer to farmers

0
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: A review meeting of the Fertilizer Review Committee was held under the Chairmanship of the Federal Minister for M/o Industries & Production...

PM Shahbaz Sharif urges to expedite first phase of Saudi investments in Pakistan

0
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, who is leading a high-powered delegation on an official visit to Pakistan,...
Advertisement