Election 2008

PM directs provinces to maintain law, order after polls

ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Prime Minister Mohammadmian Soomro Monday directed the provincial governments to keep up vigilance completely and maintain law and order especially during the post-polling phase. In a statement issued here Monday, the caretaker prime minister appealed to political parties as well as candidates to cooperate in the implementation of the entire electoral exercise peacefully and to check that no untoward takes place to disturb the atmosphere and cause any damage to the democratic process.

He reiterated that the government was committed to smooth and orderly transition towards democracy that serves the ultimate purpose to have a true public representative government in the country. Soomro said that post-polling phase would be very important and people as well as political parties should remain more conscious so that the country could pass through the critical juncture successfully.

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Rubab Saleem

Rubab Saleem is Editor of Pakistan Times

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