ISLAMABAD:(APS)DEC 20,2015: The annual elections 2015-16 of the National Press Club, Islamabad are scheduled for Monday January 04. The polling will be held from 10.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. The voters are required to present original CNIC or the Office Card to the Election authorities, says a Press release.
The election committee, headed by Nasir Zaidi, finalized the schedule at a meeting Sunday. Others members who attended the meeting were: Iqbal Jafri, Ahsan Premee, Nasir Mir, and Munawar Naqvi.
According to details, the nomination papers will be received from Dec. 22-25 between 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the National Press Club. Initial list of candidates will be displayed on Dec 25 at 10:00 p.m. while the scrutiny will carried out on Dec 26.
Objections can be filed on Dec. 27 between 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Objections will be heard on Dec. 28 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm while the provisional list of candidates will be displayed on Dec. 28 at 10:00 pm.
The election committee has set Dec 30 for withdrawal of nomination papers by 8:00 p.m.
The final list of candidates will be displayed on Dec 30 at 10:00 pm while the polling will take place from 10:00am to 8:00pm on January 04.
A non-refundable fee of Rs. 500 will be required to be deposited by candidates running for president, vice president, secretary, joint secretary and finance secretary. Those contesting for executive body slots would have to deposit a non-refundable fee of Rs. 200.
Nomination papers will be available at the National Press Club, Islamabad from Dec 21-24 between 11:00 am to 8:00 pm daily.
No changes will be made in the polling timings.