Govt will request ECP to conduct Senate polls before time: Fawad

Minister for Science and Technology, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has asked the opposition parties to come to the Parliament for legislation and make reforms about various issues including electoral system to ensure more transparency in the elections.

Talking to a private news channel, he said the incumbent government is not threatened from gatherings, sit-ins or long march by the opposition parties.

About Senate elections, Fawad Chaudhry said it was discretion of Election Commission of Pakistan to announce new schedule of the upcoming Senate elections to make it more transparent.

The Minister said the government will request the ECP to conduct the Senate polls a month before the stipulated time.


Source: Radio Pakistan