Local Bodies elections should be held in March: Sharjeel Inam Memon

Karachi, December 01, 2013 (PPI-OT): Minister for Information and local Government Sharjeel Inam Memon has said that provincial government needs time to conduct fair, impartial and transparent local bodies’ election. It is better to hold local bodies’ elections in March. It is not possible to conduct local bodies’ elections in January.

This he said in a statement issued here on Sunday. He said that according to the bill, passed by Sindh Assembly, Sindh Government and election commission were bound, having consultation with each other, to give election schedule. It was better to hold localbodies’ elections on the same day all over the country.

He added, ‘ There should be no haste in election schedule. The use of magnetic ink should be made compulsory. Endorsement of voter lists and enrolment of new voters must be ensured.

For more information, contact:
Information and Archives Department
Directorate of Press Information
Government of Sindh
95-Sindh Secretariat 4-B, Karachi
Tel: +9221 9920 4423

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