ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday issued instructions for making necessary arrangements to register Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of FATA in electoral rolls.

According to ECP, special instructions have been issued to the Provincial Election Commissioner Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) to include the names of these IDPs in voters list.

It said that arrangements have also been made to register the IDPs during annual review process of electoral rolls, which is expected in September, 2017 to ensure that all male and female FATA are registered as voters.

It said that the ECP has also requested the Chief Secretary KP to fully cooperate with the ECP staff and ensure all arrangements for registration of IDPs of FATA as voters.

Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2017