Chief Election Commissioner calls on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

Islamabad, June 13, 2013 (PPI-OT): Chief Election Commissioner, Mr. Justice (R) Fakharuddin G Ebrahim, paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at the Prime Minister’s Office this morning.

Mr. Fakhruddin G. Ibrahim congratulated Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on his assumption of the office of Prime Minister.

The Prime Minister congratulated Mr. Fakhruddin G Ibrahim for holding free, fair and transparent elections in the country.

The Prime Minister said that his government firmly believed in strengthening and sustaining democratic institutions in the country.

The Prime Minister said that the way elections were conducted under the supervision of Mr. Ibrahim, who was appointed by consensus, has set a healthy precedent to be emulated.

The Prime Minister said the higher voter turnout and the arrangements made by the Election Commission for the smooth conduct of elections have raised the image and prestige of Pakistan at home and abroad.

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