Pakistan to hold next presidential election on 6th september
Islamabad: Pakistan will hold the next presidential election on September 6, two days before the end of the term of incumbent President Asif Ali Zardari.
According to the current strength of political parties in the national and provincial assemblies, the nominee of the ruling PML-N of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will easily win the election.
The four provincial assemblies and the two houses of parliament form the Electoral College for the presidential poll and voting is held in the assemblies. According to the official schedule, the last day for submitting nomination papers for the presidential poll will be July 24.
Zardari replaced former military ruler Pervez Musharraf in 2008 and his five-year tenure will end on September 8. So far, none of the political parties have named their candidates.