Agreement with the Election Commission of Pakistan to Support to the upcoming elections, 18th March, 2013
The Government of Japan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Pakistan signed an agreement to support the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in carrying out the upcoming elections.

The Government of Japan decided to extend a grant to Pakistan through UNDP to support the electoral process in Pakistan.

The grant will fund polling staff training, development of elections results management, and voter education and public outreach. Through these activities, the project aims to strengthen capacity of the Election Commission of Pakistan and to enhance participation of the general public in the elections, including women and the youth.

The notes were signed between Mr. Akira Kono, Chargé d'Affaires of Japan to Pakistan and Mr.Marc-André Franche, Country Director, UNDP, Pakistan. Mr. Mohammad Afzal Khan, Additional Secretary, Election Commission of Pakistan was also present to witness the signing.
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