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President welcomes nomination of Justice Mir Hazar Khan Khoso as Caretaker Prime Minister

Islamabad, March 24, 2013 (PPI-OT): President Asif Ali Zardri has welcomed the nomination of Justice Mir Hazar Khan Khoso as the caretaker Prime Minister by the Election Commission of Pakistan today.

Senator Farhatullah Babar quoted the President as saying that the nomination of Mir Hazar Khan Khoso by the ECP was a culmination of a part of the constitutional process to ensure free and fair elections and will be welcomed by all across the political divide.

The President said that the forthcoming general elections under a caretaker neutral set up selected under the constitutional process and an independent and empowered election Commission duly empowered by the Parliament for the first time in the country’s history was a very significant and welcome development that should help in banishing the specter of manipulated power transfer. The President also asked the people to exercise their right to vote and elect their representatives who best represented their hopes, aspirations and priorities.

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Haji Ahmed Malik
Principal Information Officer
Press Information Department (PID)
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