By-elections on national and provincial assembly seats will be held countrywide on Oct 14, the Election Commission of Pakistan announced on Friday.
According to the schedule issued by the electoral body, the returning officers of the constituencies concerned will publish public notices in this regard on August 27.
Nomination papers for the by-elections can be submitted from Aug 28 to 30. An initial list of the candidates will be published on August 31. Review of the nomination papers filed with the ECP will be conducted until Sept 4.
Another list of candidates will be published on Sept 14 following the review. Candidates will be able to withdraw their nominations till Sept 15.
The final list of the candidates will be released on Sept 16, complete with their respective electoral symbols.
By-elections are set to take place on 11 National Assembly and 19 provincial assembly seats lying vacant. Among the seats where by-elections are to take place are NA-35, NA-53, NA-60, NA-63, NA-65, NA-69, NA-103, NA-124, NA-131 and NA-243.