Karachi, July 27, 2018 (PPI-OT): In view of security apprehension in the Sindh Province the task of holding the General Election was a very big challenge, however by the grace of Allah Almighty, the Sindh Police, Pakistan Army, Pakistan Rangers and other security institutions zealously controlled the Law and Order situation to ensure the peaceful accomplishment of the election, successfully, Chief Secretary Sindh Maj. Rtd. Azam Suleman Khan said this, while presiding a high level meeting on Friday morning in Sindh Secretariat.
The meeting was attended by IGP Sindh Amjad Javed Saleemi, Provincial Election Commission Muhammad Yousuf Khan Khatak, Senior Member Board of Revenue (SMBR) Dr. Iqbal Hussain Durrani, Secretary Home Haroon Ahmed Khan, Secretary Health Dr. Usman Chachar, Secretary General Administration Sajid Jamal Abro, Secretary Services Riazuddin Qureshi, Secretary Implementation and Coordination Syed Mohsin Ali Shah, Commissioner Karachi Muhammad Sualeh Farooqi, Additional IGP Mushtaq Maher and other Senior Officers, while all Divisional Commissioner and DIGs also participated through video link.
The Chief Secretary lauded the role of caretaker Chief Minister Fazal-ur-Rehman, asserting that guidance and advices of caretaker Chief Minister Fazal-ur-Rehman, asserting that guidance and advices of caretaker Chief Minister also valuably encouraged us to do the needful in conducting the General Election-2018 sufficiently.
He noted that the voting turn-out remained better in the Province under the coordinated efforts of LEAs and security institutions who assisted the Civil Administration in this regard with the specific reference of comparison of other Provinces as the Sindh Province has been witnessed better than all in compliance of Code of Conduct of General Election, as well all administrative arrangements including provision of missing facilities installation of CCTV Cameras and timely action on reports, also carried out properly.
Maj. Rtd. Azam Suleman Khan also thanked IGP, PEC, all Administrative Secretaries, Divisional and Deputy Commissioners, DIGs/SSPs and all other stake-holder, in appreciation of their electoral services. He also called comprehensively reports from the Divisional Commissioner and DIGs regarding issues and difficulties appeared in the election task, within a week.
PEC M. Yousuf Khan Khatak also appreciated the administrative and security arrangements, which enhanced the turn out, he further admired the provision of staff by the Sindh Government and Commissioner Karachi for their exemplary role. IGP Sindh Amjad Javed Saleemi, appreciating the services of all stake-holders, said that the recent election were the most peaceful in the 30 years history of election.
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