ECP starts training of polling staff for general elections 2018


ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday started the training of polling staff amid the preparation for next general elections in 2018.

According to the details, more than 0.9 million polling staff would perform duties during the forthcoming general election.

In the first phase, training of lead trainers, who are officers of the ECP, began in Lahore and Peshawar. The process would be completed in all the four provinces by March 16.

In the second phase, three thousand master trainers would be trained in the next month. This would be followed by training of polling staff in May this year.

However, after the appointment returning and district returning officers, the training process would be completed as per schedule.