General elections to be held on time: CJP Nisar

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ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has said that general elections would be held on time adding that no one should think the elections would be delayed.
The CJP was hearing a case pertaining to implementation of code of conduct issued by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in Lahore’s registry of the Supreme Court.
Petitioner Bilal Hassan Manto stated that the ECP had fixed a limit of expenditures in electioneering adding that a common man could also contest elections in light of the code of conduct of ECP.
He prayed to the court to issue orders for the implementation of the code of conduct.
The court then issued notice to ECP and summoned its reply in this regard.
During the proceedings, the CJP remarked that elections would be held on time which is July 25.


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