KP CM Directs Removal Of Obstacles In Holding Of Fair, Transparent Polls

KP CM directs removal of obstacles in holding of fair, transparent polls

PESHAWAR, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 18th Jun, 2018 ) :Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's caretaker Chief Minister Justice (retd) Dost Muhammad Khan has directed the heads of public sector institutions to remove obstacles in holding of smooth, timely, impartial and transparent elections in the province.

The departmental heads should indicate the problems obstructing smooth elections in the province and make all-out efforts to remove them, he added.

The chief minister assured the redeployment of Frontier Constabulary in FR Bannu because of the sensitive nature of the area in order to provide foolproof security for the smooth conduct of general elections.

He was presiding over a meeting of the heads of government departments of Bannu Division during his day long visit to the area on the first day of Eid-ul-Fitr. During the visit, he also met the people of the area.

The caretaker chief minister was given a comprehensive briefing by the administration. The Deputy Inspector General of Police Bannu presented his security plan on the occasion, which was appreciated by the chief minister.

Justice Dost Muhammad Khan gave a comprehensive security plan to all the administrative officers of different departments and directed them to play their active role to make the peaceful and transparent conduct of elections a "success story".

The chief minister also assured provision of vehicles to the officials of Election Commission for their election duties. He further assured to arrange ambulances to meet any emergency in the elections.

Dost Muhammad Khan reaffirmed his commitment that his government would fulfill its constitutional obligation of holding transparent and impartial elections.

He expressed the hope that the public sector institutions would come up with the high level of preparedness. All the departments should follow the guidelines laid down by the Election Commission. They should never allow anyone to influence the general election but remove all the obstacles providing an enabling environment to the people to exercise their right of vote, he added.

He called upon the administration to be impartial in order to make the general elections 2018exemplary. "Our mandate is to hold of transparent elections and we have to ensure that we are doing justice to our constitutionally mandated role," he stressed.

The chief minister directed the administration to give relief to the people. He himself was working round the clock and wish the administration to follow suit.

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