ECP has fulfilled duty to hold free, fair elections: ECP Secretary

Commission will bring true picture of what happened in Karachi to nation.


Web Desk May 11, 2013
File photo of ECP Secretary Ishtiaq Ahmed. PHOTO: EXPRESS/ FILE

Secretary Election Commission Pakistan Ishtiak Ahmad Khan has said that the Commission has fulfilled its responsibility of holding elections in a fair and transparent manner and voter turnout was good.

Addressing a news conference in Islamabad Saturday evening‚ he said polling in Punjab remained largely peaceful. He said people in KPK and FATA also exercised their right of vote in a satisfactory manner.

He said there has been no untoward incident in Balochistan except at Qila Abdullah where exchange of fire took place between two groups.

Trouble in Karachi

Secretary Election Commission said a meeting of the Commission under the chairmanship of Chief Election Commissioner would be held to discuss rigging complaints in Karachi.

Talking to newsmen in Islamabad‚ he said the Commission would bring the true picture of what happened in Karachi before the nation.

He said the Commission would not shy away from telling the truth as it enjoys backing of 180 million people.

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COMMENTS (11)

Hafiz Shah Ali | 7 years ago | Reply

What about Karachi which there was massive rigging?. Especially nA 250

There should be re-polling in entire Karachi under Army

Shoaib Alvi | 7 years ago | Reply

This is insanity! ECP failed miserably today in ensuring free and fair elections, specially in Karachi where there was an overwhelming support of PTI at the polling stations yet the outcome shows MQM is ahead! INSANE!!

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