Electoral Reforms Bill Presented In National Assembly

Published on August 8, 2017 by admin6

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar presented the much-awaited Election Bill 2017, aimed at further strengthening the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and ensuring credible polls, in the National Assembly on Monday.

The finance minister was addressing a session of the National Assembly, where he thanked those who supported the bill.

The government had formed a parliamentary committee on electoral reforms headed by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in 2014, which drafted the bill after deliberations for more than two years.

The electoral reforms bill had been finalised after 118 meetings, 25 of the main parliamentary committee and 93 of its sub-committee headed by Law Minister Zahid Hamid.

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