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Snowfall, power outages hinder polling process in hotly contested GB election

15 Nov 2020
Pakistán
Fuente: 
Dawn News

The people of Gilgit-Baltistan are heading to polling stations today (Sunday) to vote in what could be the most hotly contested election the region has ever seen.

Pictures and videos showed citizens lined up outside polling stations, wearing face masks and observing social distancing to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Many also braved heavy snowfall in the upper areas of GB to cast their vote.

There were also power outages reported at some polling stations, slowing down the voting process as staff used torches to register voter data.

No progress made in foreign funding cases against PML-N, PPP

02 Oct 2020
Pakistán
Fuente: 
Dawn News

ISLAMABAD: A scrutiny committee of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday met to take up hearings of foreign funding cases against the Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) but adjourned proceedings without any progress.

Both parties were told that information from banks was awaited henceforth it was not possible to move forward and the committee will meet again after relevant information is received.

Pakistan announces November 15 as poll date for Gilgit-Baltistan assembly

24 Sep 2020
Pakistán
Fuente: 
The Hindu

The polls in Gilgit-Baltistan were to be held on August 18, but the Election Commission on July 11 postponed them due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Pakistan has announced that the once-postponed election for the legislative assembly of Gilgit-Baltistan will be held on November 15, amidst India’s objection to Islamabad’s moves in the strategically-located region.

Gilgit-Baltistan elections postponed

10 Jul 2020
Pakistán
Fuente: 
The News

GILGIT: An All Parties Conference (APC) was held in the region under the chair of Chief Election Commissioner on Thursday to finalise the date of local bodies’ elections.

According to details, members from Pakistan Tehreek-e- Insaf (PTI), Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) among others were all present in the APC. Elections had been scheduled to kick off from August 18 in the region of Gilgit-Baltistan but a new date of October 28 was deliberated upon in the session.

Parliamentary panel meets today to discuss ECP members names

03 Dic 2019
Pakistán
Fuente: 
Dawn

ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary committee meets on Tuesday (today) to consider nominations for members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) from Sindh and Balochistan, amid back-channel efforts for consensus.

Following the retirement of Abdul Ghaffar Soomro and retired Justice Shakeel Baloch in January, the positions of ECP members from Sindh and Balochistan have been lying vacant.

Pakistan Protests Block Roads But Fail To Oust Prime Minister

15 Nov 2019
Pakistán
Fuente: 
ToloNews

Thousands of anti-government protesters blocked highways across Pakistan on Thursday in a bid to oust prime minister Imran Khan, though the disruption fell short of what organizers had planned.

The protests, led by Fazl-ur-Rehman, head of the conservative Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (F) party, began with the “Azadi” (freedom) March on Oct. 27 from the southern city of Karachi.

Government to allow JUI-F's 'Azadi March' to go ahead as long as it remains peaceful

23 Oct 2019
Pakistán
Fuente: 
Dawn

The government on Wednesday decided to let the opposition's 'Azadi March' protest in Islamabad proceed as long as parameters laid out by courts for lawful protest are not breached.

The decision was made after a team delegated to negotiate with the opposition presented its recommendations to the prime minister.

Opposition parties to hold protests, call APC after Eid

19 Mayo 2019
Pakistán
Fuente: 
Dawn

Leaders of the opposition parties on Sunday announced their plans to "launch protests inside and outside the parliament after Eidul Fitr" and hold an All Parties Conference (APC) to "chalk out a joint strategy on how to tackle the problems facing Pakistan".

The announcement was made by PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari at a press conference that followed an iftar-dinner he hosted at Zardari House in Islamabad and which was attended by a delegation of arch rivals-turned-allies PML-N and other major opposition parties.

Elections 2018 were most transparent: CEC

07 Mayo 2019
Pakistán
Fuente: 
THE NATION

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of Pakistan Sardar Raza Khan on Monday said that general elections 2018 were the most transparent elections held in the history of Pakistan as we received only 500 complaints against the results. He said this while addressing the oath-taking ceremony of the newly elected Cabinet of the Haripur Bar Club. Sardar Raza Khan further said that to bring more transparency in the electoral process we are using modern technology and to address the voters grievances we will also introduce electronic voting machines.

Pakistan court rejects Ex-Prime Minister Sharif's bail plea

25 Feb 2019
Pakistán
Fuente: 
Gandhara

ISLAMABAD -- A Pakistani court has rejected the bail plea from former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is currently serving a seven-year jail term for corruption, his party says.

The Islamabad High Court said in its February 25 ruling that Sharif couldn't be given bail on health grounds as he was already being treated at a hospital.

PTI front runner despite losing seats in by-polls

15 Oct 2018
Pakistán
Fuente: 
Dawn

ISLAMABAD/LAHORE: After a neck-and-neck contest, the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) managed to win most of the seats in Sunday’s by-elections on 11 National and 24 provincial assembly seats with the PML-N seems to be edging past the PTI in Punjab.

Most of the seats where by-elections were held had been vacated by those elected on more than one seat in the July 25 general elections, including Prime Minister Imran Khan who won in all the five NA constituencies he had contested.

Arif Alvi es el nuevo presidente de Pakistán

04 Sep 2018
Pakistán
Fuente: 
Agencia Anadolu

Arif Alvi fue elegido como el presidente número 13 de Pakistán este martes, de acuerdo con los resultados preliminares.

Las elecciones fueron llevadas a cabo en el Parlamento en la capital del país, Islamabad.

Los legisladores del Senado, la Asamblea nacional y cuatro asambleas provinciales votaron en una elección secreta.

Alvi, nominado por el partido gobernante Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) y sus aliados, ganó con 353 votos de un total de 706, según reportó un canal de televisión estatal pakistaní.

Imran Khan toma posesión como primer ministro de Pakistán

18 Ago 2018
Pakistán
Fuente: 
El Diario.Es

Imran Khan tomó hoy posesión del cargo de primer ministro de Pakistán en una ceremonia celebrada en Islamabad, a la que asistieron las autoridades del país asiático y exjugadores de críquet con los que ganó la copa mundial de ese deporte en 1992.

 

"Yo, Imran Khan, juro solemnemente que soy un musulmán y creo en la unidad y finalidad del todopoderoso Alá. Yo, con la mayor sinceridad, seré leal al país", afirmó Khan ante el presidente del país, Mamnoon Hussain.

329 MNAs take oath as 15th National Assembly is born

13 Ago 2018
Pakistán
Fuente: 
Dawn

he first session of the 15th National Assembly ended on Monday after 329 members of the lower house of the parliament took oath following their election in the July 25 countrywide polls.

Outgoing NA Speaker Ayaz Sadiq administered the oath to the MNAs-elect in the 342-member house, in what is a part of only the second democratic transition in the country's history.

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