KARACHI: Acting President Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani has emphasized on ensuring free, fair and transparent elections in the country scheduled on July 25.
He was speaking at an Iftar dinner in Islamabad last evening in honor of Federal Cabinet, caretaker Chief Ministers and Governors.
Sadiq Sanjrani asked the caretaker governments to fulfill their constitutional obligation of facilitating the Election Commission to hold the elections in transparent way.
He said free and fair election will not only strengthen democracy but constitutional institutions will play an effective role in national progress.
Members of Federal Cabinet and all caretaker Chief Ministers on the occasion expressed their determination to make all out efforts for ensuring free and fair elections.
The ECP has so far registered 105,955,407 voters including 59,224,262 males and 46,731,145 females for upcoming general elections scheduled to be held on July 25.
According to the ECP’s official data, there are as many as 4,299,494 registered voters in Balochistan including 2,486,230 male and 1,813,264 female.
In Punjab the number of voters is 60,672,868 including, 33,679,992 male and 26,992,876 female.
While, in Sindh total voters are 22,391,244. After the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, total voters in the area are 17,826,453 including 10,213,733 male and 7612,720 female.
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