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Meeting held to review security arrangements for senate by-elections in Balochistan.

QUETTA: Election Commissioner Balochistan Ghulam Asrar Khan on Thursday held a meeting with Deputy Speaker Balochistan Provincial Assembly, Sardar Babar Khan MusaKhel to review security arrangements for peaceful conduct of Senate by-election and upholding sanctity of vote. On the occasion, the provincial election commissioner was briefed by Assembly staff about the security related matters with regard to Senate election on vacant seat from Balochistan, saying a robust security plan had been worked out to ensure polls in peaceful and conducive atmosphere.

Deputy Speaker Balochistan Assembly, Sardar Babar Khan Musa Khel assured the Provincial Election Commissioner that all security measures has been finalized. He informed that there was a strong coordination among all the concerned departments and required number of security personnel had been deputed to perform their duties on the polling day, he added.

Election Commissioner Balochistan expressed satisfaction over security measures and hoped that the election would be held in a peaceful and transparent manner. The polling for the general seat of Senate from Balochistan will be held on January 14 at the Balochistan Assembly, which fell vacant due to death of Sardar Muhammad Azam Khan.

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Publication:The Balochistan Express (Quetta, Pakistan)
Date:Jan 10, 2019
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