ISLAMABAD - President Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday issued two ordinances empowering Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and assigning the Commission the task of delimitations and preparation of lists for Local Bodies polls.

The Ordinances - Electoral Rules Amendment Ordinance and Delimitation Amendment Ordinance - would enable and empower the ECP to carry out delimitation and preparation of lists for Local Bodies election. The sources said the ECP has also been empowered to decide on any objection arising over the demarcation process as per the Ordinance.