NA-120 by-election on Sept 17: ECP


ISLAMABAD, Aug 01 (TNS): The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has announced by-polls on Lahore’s NA-120 constituency for September 17.

As per the schedule issued by the ECP on Tuesday, the nomination papers may be submitted between August 10 and 12.  The scrutiny of the papers will be held between August 15 and 17, while the final list of candidates will be issued on August 26.

The seat was left vacant following Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification from public office. The ECP denotified Nawaz on July 28 as a Member of the National Assembly.

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf will be fielding Yasmin Rashid, for the by elections, who lost the previous election to Nawaz Sharif in the same constituency.