By Our Staff Reporter
Islamabad: Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has announced the election schedule for members of its council.
Justice Tariq Pervez, chairperson of the election committee, while talking to the media said they were trying their best to hold fair and transparent elections, and had decided to hold the polls on December 5, 2015.
He said the last date of submission of nomination papers is November 3, and the last date of filing of objection and scrutiny of nomination papers will be 9th and 10th of November, respectively.
Justice Pervez said filing of appeals would be done on November 11, and decision on appeals would be made on November 13. He said the deadline for withdrawal of candidature was November 16, and the final list would be published on the 17th.
Justice Pervez said only a registered medical/dental practitioner with a valid licence would be allowed to vote, and it was mandatory for all medical/dental practitioners to get their licence/faculty registration certificates renewed to qualify for nomination as candidate for the contestable seats.
He said over 39 polling stations based in hospitals all over the country have also been decided for the elections.