DG-ISPR: Fair, transparent elections supported by army

Published: February 21, 2013
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File photo of a Pakistan Army convoy. PHOTO: PPI/FILE

File photo of a Pakistan Army convoy. PHOTO: PPI/FILE

RAWALPINDI: Director General of Inter Services Public Relations (DG-ISPR) Asim Saleem Bajwa said that the Pakistan army supports timely, free, fair and transparent elections in the country, Express News reported.

According to Bajwa, the imposition of Governor’s rule was a political decision, made by the government. In the same manner, lifting the Governor’s rule or not calling the army to Balochistan will also be a political decision.

He said that the army will not get any benefit from delays in the general elections.

The DG-ISPR said that the the army had no hesitation in going to Balochistan to restore peace.

Speaking more about the crisis, Bajwa informed that a target operation administered by the Frontier Corps was ongoing in Balochistan.

The police and intelligence agencies are also involved in this operation.

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Reader Comments (2)

  • Mohammad Ali Siddiqui
    Feb 21, 2013 - 8:40PM

    People of Pakistan have full faith and confidence in Pakistan Army.

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  • Jameel Hussain
    Feb 21, 2013 - 9:52PM

    Good statement by Pak Army. I appreciate.

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