ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan has notified the shares of districts/agencies, Fata and Islamabad Capital Territory for the seats of national and provincial assemblies in light of the provisional results of census 2017.
As per the notification issued by the ECP, Islamabad, with its population of 2,001,579 will have three share of seats in the National Assembly.
For the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, each agency and frontier region has been given its shares as per the quota, which is 416,380. The total calculates to 11.99, which is the shares of seats for the tribal agencies and frontier regions combined in the National Assembly.
In Fata, Bajaur Agency has the highest population, of 1,093,684, with 2.63 share of seats in the National Assembly. Out of the agencies and frontier regions, FR Lakki Marwat has the lowest population, of 26,359, and has been given a share of 0.06.
Besides, Khyber Agency with its population of 986,973 will have 2.37 of shares in the National Assembly, Kurram Agency has a population of 619,553 so will have a share of 1.49, Mohmand Agency has 466,984 people and will have 1.12 of shares, North Waziristan has 543,254 people and will have 1.3 share of seats, Orakzai has 254,256 with 0.61 shares and South Waziristan 674,065 with 1.62 shares.
In the frontier regions, FR DI Khan has 68,556 people and 0.16 shares, FR Bannu has 43,114 with a share of 0.1, FR Kohat has 118,578 with 0.28 shares, FR Peshawar has 64,691 people with 0.16 representation, and FR Tank has a population of 36,389 with 0.09 representation in the National Assembly.-Web Desk