Karachi delimitation not possible before elections: CEC Fakhruddin
KARACHI: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Justice (retd) Fakhruddin G Ibrahim said on Tuesday the delimitation of constituencies in Karachi was not possible before upcoming general elections, DawnNews reported.
Speaking to media persons in Karachi, Justice Ibrahim said he believed that the upcoming general elections would be held in a transparent manner.
Serious efforts are being made to complete the process of verifying the voters’ list in Karachi, said Ibrahim, adding that Corps Commander Karachi had assured him that army personnel would be provided to the election commission’s staff wherever necessary.
The CEC said there was no issue over the law and order situation in the country.
Justice (retd) Ibrahim urged citizens to quickly register their votes for the elections, adding that it was the duty of every Pakistani to cast his or her vote.
Only transparent elections can result in the improvement of the country’s situation and that Pakistan had no future if the elections were not held transparently, he said.