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Pakistan to hold general elections on May 11

Reuters
Mar 21, 2013 at 10:55am IST

Islamabad: Pakistan will hold general elections on May 11, a presidential spokesman said on Wednesday.

Pakistan's government completed its full five-year term on Saturday, the first in the country's turbulent history to do so.

The country is plagued by Taliban violence, sectarian unrest, chronic power cuts and a fragile economy.

Pakistan to hold general elections on May 11

Pakistan's government completed its full five-year term on Saturday, the first in the country's turbulent history to do so.

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