ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 12th Jan, 2017 ) : Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Thursday launched a comprehensive training programme for capicity building of its officials. Secretary ECP Babar Yaqoob Fateh Muhammad inaugurated the training programme for 100 officials of ECP in grade 8-16 at Islamabad secretariat. This training programme was continuation of the provincial trainings which started in November 2016. So far more than 150 officials of grade 8-16 have been trained.
The number of trained staff will cross 400 in the next two months. This training programme was aimed at improving the capacity of the staff in the daily official work. Addressing the officials, Secretary ECP said he believed the trained human resource, well equipped with the latest technology would help the ECP to hold free and fair elections. Additional Secretary (Training) Zafar Iqbal Hussain and Additional Director General (Training) Nighat Siddique also spoke on the occasion.