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ECP announces annual electoral rolls revision plan

01:52 PM | 1 Aug, 2016
ECP announces annual electoral rolls revision plan
ISLAMABAD - The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has formally approved a plan on the revision of electoral rolls for the year 2016.

Under the plan, all new national identity card holders will be made part of the electoral rolls and all disqualified voters will be excluded from the rolls.

According to the plan, a 20-day door-to-door verification campaign will be carried out from 10th August to 29th August, which will be followed by 21 days of display process starting from 20th September.  For the said purpose verifying officials shall visit the permanent addresses of the new CNIC holders for their verification.

Simultaneously, door-to-door verification of all deceased voters shall also be carried out for their deletion off the rolls.

After door-to-door verification, the lists shall be displayed at designated display centers, offices of District Election Commissioners, Registration Officers and Assistant Registration Officers for public inspection.

General public and voters will be able to check their vote status by sending their CNIC number to 8300 SMS through their mobile phones.

Applications for enrollment, transfer, correction and deletion of votes could be submitted on prescribed forms at designated display centres, offices of District Election Commissioners, Registration Officers and Assistant Registration Officers.

Ali Zain is a member of the staff at Daily Pakistan Global. He earned BS Communication Studies degree from University of the Punjab. His thesis titled "Cultural Continuity and Mass Media: An analysis of leading online newspapers of Pakistan" has been published as a book in Germany. He has also translated David Mathews' book "The Ecology of Democracy" into Urdu. He tweets at @alimaan.


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 17 April 2024

Pakistani currency saw minor adjustment against global currencies on April 17, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293.15 for buying and 296.1 for selling while British Pound stands at 344.25 for buying, and 347.6 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.4 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 17 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293.15 296.1
UK Pound Sterling GBP 344.25 347.6
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45 76.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.26 911.26
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.24 58.84
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.75 166.75
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.37 77.07
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76


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