PTI Government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Further Delays Imran Khan’s Promise


ISLAMABAD – The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government has eyed to further delay the fulfillment of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan’s promise of holding local bodies’ election.

According to the court’s correspondent of PakistanTribe, KP government maintained in the Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday that its not ready to hold local body elections before April 2015.

“The elections will be held by using bio-metric system,” KP government’s legal aide maintained.

According to details, KP government has shown its concern over conducting local bodies’ elections through bio-metric system in Peshawar and in other cities of the province. Advocate General KP Latif Yousafzai in this regards has submitted written reply in SC stating that KP government is ready to hold elections through biometric system in Peshawar whereas Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) should also conduct elections across the province simultaneously.

Not to forget that Imran Khan, in his election campaign, had repeatedly maintained that if given chance his party would hold local bodies’ elections within 90 days. It is also pertinent to mention here that after formulation of KP government, Imran Khan had once again claimed to hold local bodies’ elections as their first priority. However, with the passage of time electoral lists, delimitation and bio-metric voting system became a common excuse to postpone the matter.

Do you have information you wish to share with Email our News Desk to share news tips, reports and general feedback. You can also email the Blog Desk if you have an opinion or narrative to share. Follow PakistanTribe on Twitter
and Join us on Facebook

About the author

Hissan Khan

Hissan Khan is currently working as the Editorial Head of Pakistan Tribe's Islamabad Office. Having work as current affairs host, news analyst and C4D expert, Hissan holds a good command over communication and development strategies.

Add Comment

Click here to post a comment


Subscribe PakistanTribe’s YouTube Channel