KP governor laments security issues for political activities ahead of polls


Islamabad: As soon as political parties start campaigning before the general election, Ghulam Ali, governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, revealed that it was difficult to engage in political activity in parts of the KP and Balochistan due to security concerns in the provinces.

KP Governor’s comments came in an interview with a private news channel in which he acknowledged that the situation in the province, including Tank, Dera Ismail Khan, Lucky Marwat and Bannu were not good while Balochistan was in a similar situation.

While he talked about holding general elections in the areas، They were not overly optimistic about the smooth conduct of their election activities by political parties.

“Government and state institutions will try because the election should be peaceful. It was the government’s duty to safely take voters to the ballot box, he added.

When asked if he had presented the situation to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), the governor replied that the provincial government was responsible for it Is.

“Some events have happened recently. Every day our young people are being martyred but thankfully no big event has happened yet. The provincial government and institutions are responsible for developing strategies to move forward. Pakistan should move towards rapid elections keeping in view the political and economic situation.

Talking about claims of lack of PTI level playing field, he said that the objections of the party were not valid and pointed out that it Has recently held several rallies in KP.

“It is not good for anyone to cast doubt on the election process,” he added.

Political parties in Pakistan have launched their campaign to win the country’s general election on February 8, 2024.

The country’s major political parties, such as the Pakistan People’s Party and the Pakistan Muslim League, have stepped up their political activities, and the PPP has sought to claim workers and Regular gatherings of supporters have organized election success. The Muslim League has also begun efforts to reach out to voters.

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) last week announced the final list of constituencies of the National and Four Provincial Assemblies، Despite the fact that the election is delayed.

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