Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar has said adamant rejection by the opposition parties to support electoral reforms tantamount to assisting election rigging in the country.
During a meeting with Senior Provincial Minister Abdul Aleem Khan in Lahore, he said government believes reforms are vital to transparent electoral system in the country but the opposition by the democratic forces is incomprehensible. He said the opposition parties should support government initiative for the good of democracy.
Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar said the government believes in transparency and merit and will continue to implement it across various sectors, adding that electoral reforms is a step towards fair and transparent elections.
The Governor Punjab said the government will ensure the right to vote to the overseas Pakistanis, adding that the overseas Pakistanis have played a significant role in the country’s development over the years.