ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Barrister Syed Ali Zafar has said that the interim government will extend all sorts of cooperation to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to ensure holding of free, fair and transparent elections.
Talking to a private news channel here on Saturday, Barrister Ali Zafar said the ECP was legally and constitutionally empowered and had finalized the arrangements in the four provinces for the election.
He said there would be no compromise on the security during election and the caretaker government would focus on ensuring security and safety of the people.
He said after the recent incidents of terrorism, security had been further tightened and help of Pakistan Army had been sought in this regard.
Ali Zafar said that external forces wanted that election were not held in Pakistan, but with the assistance of the security institutions, the hostile forces would be defeated.