Meeting on Election Commission Code of Conduct with Major Heads of Political Parties

Karachi, July 06, 2018 (PPI-OT): An important meeting regarding Election Commission Code of Conduct held at Sindh Secretariat on 5th July 2018 at 4:00 p.m. with Major heads of all political parties chaired by Secretary Home Haroon Ahmed Khan. Secretary Home said the purpose of the meeting was to discuss important points regarding election 2018. Election Commission Code of Conduct was made by mutual consensus, advices and mutual acceptance of all political parities on national grounds so all political parties should abide by the rules and regulations given in the code of conduct of election commission.

All political parties district heads of administration, district Police, district Election Office and district polling staff, should interact and coordinate, accordingly for better performance of election process said Secretary Home. AIGP Mushtaq Mehar has said as per Election Commission Code of Conduct, we all are supposed to follow and act upon the rules and regulations set by the Election Commission of Pakistan in the Code of Conduct. No Political Party is allowed to put their flags, banners and panaflex on any Government buildings.

During rally all political parties should represent a focal person who looks after and manage the rally so that no common citizen of the area will suffer any kind of misconduct or problem and roads should not be blocked for citizens during rally. AIGP Mushtaq Mehar further emphasized that all political parties are bound to take permission for their corner meetings at least 24 hours before and for party rally permission should be taken at least 3 days earlier.

AIGP Mushtaq Mehar listened all political parties reservations by their heads and assured them with clarification that election process will go on smoothly. All political heads have given their advices regarding the betterment and smooth process of election. Provincial Election Commissioner Muhammad Yousuf Khan Khattak had also listened to them and noted their advises. He further said that the Election Commission of Pakistan is making all our efforts to ensure free, fair and transparent elections, in this regard assistance has been sought from Pakistan Army, Rangers and other LEA’s. Secretary Home Haroon Ahmed Khan ended the meeting with vote of thanks.

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