Posts tagged as: Justice (Retd) Fakhruddin G Ebrahim

ECP issues code of conduct for elections

In what appeared to be a quite positive development, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued a 49-point code of conduct for general elections, warning the contestants to abide by rules and regulations or face disqualification. Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Justice (Retd) Fakhruddin G Ebrahim cautioned, “Only talks are not enough to keep the […]

Smooth transition of power through transparent elections

It is for the first time in the country’s history that elections are to be held under a genuinely independent Election Commission and a consensus caretaker setup. This arouses hopes of an election free from military interference and wherein money and muscle power are not allowed affect the results. With each one of the three […]

ECP can call army for free and fair elections: CEC Fakhruddin G Ebrahim

Terming the free and fair elections only solution of all problems, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Fakhruddin G Ebrahim has said that holding free, fair and transparent polls in the country was the one point agenda of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). While speaking to the media after holding a meeting with political parties, Fakhruddin said […]

Pakistan Peoples’ Party leader rejects new electoral lists

Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) senior leader and General Secretary of Sindh Chapter Taj Haider expressed serious concerns over the verification of electoral lists, asking the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to restore electoral rolls of 1998. In a letter written to Chief Election Commissioner Justice (Retd) Fakhruddin G Ebrahim, the PPP leader said his party […]

Chief Election Commissioner urges people to use their right to vote fairly

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Justice (Retd) Fakhruddin G Ebrahim has urged people to exercise their right to vote independently, assuring that the next general elections will be free, fair and transparent. The CEC was called on Chief Justice Sindh High Court (SHC) Justice Musheer Alam after paying a visit to Sindh High Court Bar Association […]

CEC Justice Fakhruddin G Ebrahim vows to ensure free and fair elections

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Justice Fakhruddin G Ebrahim on Tuesday said that the electoral rolls have been finalized, vowing to ensure free and fair elections. Briefing the media about finalization of electoral lists, Fakhruddin G Ebrahim urged the civil society to come and forward and play their role. In his view, transparent polls are mandatory […]

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf terms his visit to Afghanistan successful

Terming his maiden visit to Afghanistan as successful, Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that the trilateral provided an opportunity to reiterate Islamabad’s obvious support for the political peace and reconciliation process in the region. He further said the meeting with the political leadership of Afghanistan was productive and crucial because it provided a […]

Justice Fakhruddin G Ebrahim’s appointment challenged in Supreme Court

In quite an unexpected move, the appointment of Justice Fakhruddin G Ebrahim as Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) has been challenged in the Supreme Court of Pakistan. Shahid Orazkzai on Monday filed a petition with the apex court, challenging the recent appointment on which all major political parties showed consensus. In his view, Fakhruddin’s appointment was […]

NAB’s untimely decision to reopen cases against Sharif Brothers

The latest decision of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to reopen cases against Sharif Brothers only months before the general elections is stirring many conspiracy theories. The key component of these theories is apparently an effort to upset the system. Chairman NAB Admiral (Retd) Fasih Bokhari had earlier said that he was keeping the cases […]


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