Gilgit-Baltistan CEC Raja Shehbaz visits control room, inspects arrangements for polls

Dunya News

The CEC inspected arrangements at the control room.

GILGIT (Dunya News) – Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Raja Shehbaz Khan on Sunday has visited central control room established to monitor general elections in Gilgit-Baltistan.

According to details, the CEC inspected arrangements at the control room while Gilgit-Baltistan’s chief secretary also briefed him on the occasion.

Raja Shehbaz expressed satisfaction over the performance of the local administration in conducting the polls.  

It is to be mentioned here that the polling for GB elections started at 8am and will continue until 5 pm without any break.

As many as 330 candidates including four women are contesting the general elections in 23 constituencies of GB Assembly.

Elections have been delayed in GBLA-3 following the death of PTI Gilgit-Baltistan President retired Justice Jaffer Shah from coronavirus.

At least 1,26,997 fresh voters are expected to poll their right of vote in general elections of Gilgit-Baltistan.