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Clarification regarding Election Commission of Pakistan’s visit to India

Islamabad, January 26, 2016 (PPI-OT): A news item titled “Top ECP official on a secret visit to India” has appeared in a section of press which is totally incorrect and not based on facts. In this regard, it is clarified that the Secretary ECP has gone to India on the special invitation of the Chief Election Commissioner of India for participation in its “National Voters Day” scheduled on 25th January 2016.

The second purpose of his visit is participation in an informal meeting of the Chief Election Commissioners of SAARC countries on the invitation from Dr. Anil Seal, Director Malaysian Education and Development Trust from Cambridge which is scheduled on 27th January 2016. Moreover, the visit takes place after due approval from the Prime Minister of Pakistan.

For more information, contact:
Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)
Election Commission of Pakistan Secretariat,
Election House, Constitution Avenue G-5/2,
Islamabad
Tel: +92-51-9201975, +92-51-9206062
Fax: +92-51-9205402, +92-51-9205300
Website: www.ecp.gov.pk

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