Arrangements for by-election in Malir and Korangi reviewed

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To review the security and other arrangements related to the by-elections in NA 237 Malir and NA 239 Korangi, an important meeting was held in the Sindh Secretariat under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Sindh Dr. Muhammad Sohail Rajput on Thursday.

In the meeting, Provincial Election Commissioner Aijaz Anwar Chohan, Secretary Home Saeed Ahmed Mangrejo, Commissioner Karachi Muhammad Iqbal Memon, IG Sindh Ghulam Nabi Memon, Additional IG Karachi Javed Alam
Odhu, Secretary School Education Ghulam Akbar Laghari, Secretary College Education Khalid Haider Shah and others participated.

Addressing the meeting, Chief Secretary Sindh Dr. Muhammad Sohail Rajput said that by-elections will be held in NA 237 Malir and NA 239 Korangi
on Sunday, October 16, for which all arrangements have been made.

He said that CCTV cameras will be installed at the polling stations. The
Chief Secretary Sindh directed the Commissioner Karachi and the concerned Deputy Commissioner to visit all the polling stations themselves and review all the arrangements.

In the meeting, Provincial Election Commissioner Aijaz Anwar Chohan said that the best arrangements were made by the provincial government on NA 245, now arrangements are being made on NA 237 and NA 239 as well. He said that he hold meeting with the leaders of all the political parties and they were told about the code of conduct.

“Political parties have assured to implement the code of conduct” he added.  The Provincial Election Commissioner Aijaz Anwar Chohan said that strict action will be taken for violation of the code of conduct of elections.

In the meeting, IG Sindh Ghulam Nabi Memon, while giving a briefing on the security plan, said that the security plan for the by-elections in Korangi and Malir has been prepared, which has also been shared with the Election Commission.

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