Polling for the by-election in National Assembly Constituency NA-247 Karachi and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa PK-71 Peshawar will be held on 21st of the next month.

According to the Election Commission of Pakistan ( ECP), nomination papers will be filed from 13th to 15th of this month.

NA-247 was vacated by Dr Arif Alvi after his election as President of Pakistan, while PK-57 was emptied by Shah Farman after assuming the office of the Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.