LAHORE (TIP): Pakistan’s next general election will be held in May, information minister Qamar Zaman Kaira said on Tuesday, offering for the first time a specific timeframe for the polls. “The general election will be held in May next year. In the presence of a vibrant media and independent judiciary , there is no chance of postponement of the elections,” Kaira said . The Pakistan Peoples Party-led government will ensure free and fair polls under an independent interim caretaker set-up and the election commission , he said. In the recent past, several leaders, including President Asif Ali Zardari, have said the polls will be held on time after the government completes its five-year term.