Role of media, civil society imperative for voters’ mobilization: PEC

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Provincial Election Commissioner, Muhammad Razik here Monday said free, fair and transparent election was the prime responsibility of Election Commission of Pakistan.

He also underscored the need of proactive role of media, civil society organizations and academia to mobilize voters for the second phase of local bodies’ elections scheduled on March 31 in the province.

Addressing the concluding session of the ‘dialogue with media and civil society for inclusive elections,’ the provincial election commissioner said media, academia and civil society organizations existed in every district of KP and its constructive role was important in mobilization of voters for the second phase of LG elections which would be held in 18 districts of Khyber Pakthunkhwa on March 31, 2022.

Muhammad Farid Afridi, Joint Secretary Provincial Election Commission (PEC), Zulfiqar Ahmed, Director Local Government and Senior Public Relation Officer PEC, Sohail Ahmed gave detailed presentations on local government election system in KP, role of media and civil society organizations in awareness of general public regarding local government’s election process, code of conduct, rules, regulations.

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