LEAs role in ensuring peaceful election laudable


Chief Secretary Sindh, Major (Retd) Azam Suleman Khan said that in the wake of security apprehension in Sindh province the task of holding general election was a big challenge, however by grace of Allah Almighty, the Sindh Police, Pakistan Army, Pakistan Rangers and other security institutions zealously controlled the law & order situation to ensure the peaceful accomplishment of the election, successfully
The Chief Secretary expressed the views while presiding over a high level meeting in Sindh Secretariat on Friday.
The meeting was attended by IGP Sindh Amjad Javed Saleemi, Provincial Election Commission Muhammad Yousuf Khan Khatak, Senior Member Board of Revenue (SMBR) Dr. Iqbal Hussain Durrani, Secretary Home Haroon Ahmed Khan, Secretary Health Dr. Usman Chachar, Secretary General Administration Sajid Jamal Abro, Secretary Services Riazuddin Qureshi, Secretary Implementation & Coordination Syed Mohsin Ali Shah, Commissioner Karachi Muhammad Sualeh Farooqi, Additional IGP Mushtaq Maher and other Senior Officers, while all Divisional Commissioner and DIGs also participated through video link.
Major (Retd) Azam Suleman Khan lauded the role of caretaker Chief Minister Fazal-ur-Rehman, asserting that guidance and advices of caretaker Chief Minister Fazal-ur-Rehman, asserting that guidance and advices of caretaker Chief Minister also valuably encouraged us to do the needful in conducting the General Election-2018 sufficiently.
He noted that the voting turn-out remained better in the Province under the coordinated efforts of LEAs & security institutions who assisted the Civil Administration in this regard with the specific reference of comparison of other Provinces as the Sindh Province has been witnessed better than all in compliance of Code of Conduct of General Election, as well all administrative arrangements including provision of missing facilities installation of CCTV Cameras and timely action on reports, also carried out properly.
Maj. Rtd. Azam Suleman Khan also thanked IGP, PEC, all Administrative Secretaries, Divisional & Deputy Commissioners, DIGs/SSPs and all other stake-holder, in appreciation of their electoral services. He also called comprehensively reports from the Divisional Commissioner and DIGs regarding issues and difficulties appeared in the election task, within a week.
PEC M. Yousuf Khan Khatak also appreciated the administrative and security arrangements, which enhanced the turn out, he further admired the provision of staff by the Sindh government and Commissioner Karachi for their exemplary role.—INP

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