ECP extends duration of polling for maximum voters’ participation


ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has extended duration of polling for the upcoming general elections to be held on July 25.
According to a statement of the Commission, the time for polling has been extended to ensure maximum turnout.
As per the revised timings, polling will now be held from 8am to 6pm, for a total of 10 hours without any recess.
Polling duration has been extended across the board in the country for the first time in electoral history.
Let it be known that on Wednesday, the ECP rejected Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) request to extend polling time for the upcoming elections.


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