The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has estimated that an amount of Rs 20 billion will be spent on the general elections 2018.

Sources said that the government has assured to provide funds as demanded by the ECP.

They said that over Rs 2.5 billion will be spent on purchase and printing of special-featured ballot papers, while Rs 6-7 billion is likely to be spent on the remuneration of the election duty.

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