ECP National Voter Day on October 17, 2012
Islamabad (Dawn News / October 15, 2012) – Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has decided to obtain the Pakistan Army’s assistance for the National Voter Day 2012 to be held on Oct 17, DawnNews reported on Monday.
A meeting of the ECP held under the chairmanship of the Additional Secretary of the Election Commission Afzal Khan reviewed the preparations for the national voter day.
Khan said a national voter day would be held in order to increase public awareness on the elections and the ECP had requested the Pakistan Army’s assistance for the purpose.
Moreover, Khan requested the civil society, political parties and the media to play their respective roles in increasing public awareness on the importance of voting.
He further added that the ECP was aiming to have an 80 per cent voter turnout for the upcoming general elections.