Issues cannot be resolved via sit-ins: PM Nawaz

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By Web Desk July 23, 2015 19:52

Issues cannot be resolved via sit-ins: PM Nawaz

Addressing to the nation today, PM Nawaz said the country is progressing towards success under the umbrella of democracy.

He said the report of Judicial Commission (JC) has been released after complete investigation that showed no sign of rigging during the general elections 2013.

PM Nawaz said after historic verdict of the Inquiry Commission, Pakistan has entered into a new era.

“The highest and most credible forum has authenticated the 2013 General Elections as transparent and free from rigging; and therefore, the chapter of allegations and false accusations should come to a close forever”, he added.

He said they are ready to forget what happened after the elections till now but it was unfortunate that the country was defamed by making fair and spotless elections disputed.

Nawaz Sharif pointed out that ever since general elections, his Government pursued constructive policy of mutual consultations, reconciliation and consensus building.

He praised law enforcement agencies for their sacrifices to maintain law and order in the country.

About military operation Zarb-e-Azb, PM Nawaz said it has produced positive and fruitful results that has already been witnessed by the nation.

Earlier, the Judicial Commission (JC), formed to inquire into the allegations of rigging in general elections 2013, has concluded that 2013 General Elections were in large part organized and conducted fairly and in accordance with the law.

The 237-page Report, presented by the Commission to the Government yesterday, has been made public and is available on the website of the Pakistan Ministry of Law, Justice and Human Rights.

The Commission, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk, has held that the plan or design to manipulate or influence the election has not been disclosed with any degree of specification by any of the parties to the proceedings.

It is also not discernible from the material placed before the Commission.

The Commission also concluded that despite some lapses by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), it cannot be said on the evidence before the Commission that on an overall basis the elections were not a true and fair reflection of the mandate given by the electorate.

Chief Justice of Pakistan was Chairman of the Judicial Commission while Justice Amir Hani Muslim and Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan of the Supreme Court were its members.



Web Desk
By Web Desk July 23, 2015 19:52

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