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ELECTION COMMISSION OF PAKISTAN
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PRESS RELEASE

ECP TAKES NOTICE OF TRANSFERS/POSTINGS IN PS-21 NOUSHERO FEROZE TO ENSURE FREE, FIAR AND TRANSPARENT ELECTIONS

 Islamabad, the 4th November 2012: The Election Commission of Pakistan while taking serious notice of complaints received from various individuals as well as political parties regarding posting/transfers in PS-21 Naushero Feroze where bye-election is going to be held on 17th November 2012, has directed the Provincial Election Commissioner (PEC), Sindh to have all postings and transfers of officials after the issuance of the election schedule cancelled immediately.

 

In compliance, the Inspector General Police, Sindh Mr. Fayaz Ahmad Leghari has cancelled the posting of DSP Kandiaro.

 

Furthermore, a report was also called for from Deputy Commissioner, Naushero Feroze regarding transfers and posting of officials in Revenue Department and in response, the Deputy Commissioner has cancelled/withdrawn all the transfer orders of Revenue officials.

 

Similarly, on another complaint in relation to the upcoming bye-elections in Naushero Feroze, the Hon’ble Chief Election Commissioner, Mr. Justice (Retd.) Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim has also directed the Chief Secretary, Government of Sindh to ensure that no Government machinery/state resources are used in electoral campaign activities in favour of any candidate.  

 

          In response, the Commissioner Sukkur Division has immediately issued directions to the Deputy Commissioner, Naushero Feroze to ensure the compliance of Hon’ble CEC’s Order accordingly.