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Info Minister assures of transparency in elections!

ISLAMABAD:  Caretaker Minister for Information, Broadcasting and Law Affairs Barrister Ali Zafar said on Sunday that all-out efforts would be made to conduct free, fair and transparent general election in a peaceful manner in the country.
Talking to Media he said complaints and suggestions to ensure transparency in holding elections would be welcomed by the caretaker government. He said if anyone has a complaint, he must write a letter to them and it would be addressed with the consultation of the Election Commission of Pakistan. Commenting on the role of media, the Information minister said, it was an important organ of the state and it should keep an eye on every incident besides
working on self-regulation. Barrister Ali Zafar said that international media would also be invited to witness the general elections in the country and show them how elections were being
conducted here. A list of international media was being prepared by the government, he added. To a question regarding looming water shortage threats, he informed that teams of professionals and experts were being formed to seek solutions on the matter.





M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.