Pakistan election set for Oct. 6

The presidential election in which Pakistan's military leader is expected to seek a new five-year term in office will be held on Oct. 6, an Election Commission official said Thursday.

 Pakistan election set for Oct. 6
The presidential election in which Pakistan's military leader is expected to seek a new five-year term in office will be held on Oct. 6, an Election Commission official said Thursday.

The commission official, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media, told The Associated Press that nomination papers would need be submitted by Sept. 27 and the vote by federal and provincial lawmakers held Oct. 6.

Pakistani TV networks reported the same dates.

AP
Last Mod: 21 Eylül 2007, 13:24
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