EC is ready to hold general election any time, says Fakhruddin G Ebrahim

Islamabad: Chief Election Commissioner Fakhruddin G Ebrahim has said that general elections will be held on time and Election Commission EC was ready to hold them at any time. He stated this while addressing a news conference on Wednesday. CEC has assured that every step will be taken for transparency and credibility of the general elections.

Responding a question he said that Army Chief has given assurance to extend all possible assistance for holding free and fair elections. He appealed the people to fully participate in the elections and cast their vote. Answering another question he hoped that sixty per cent vote will be cast in the general elections.

Fakhruddin Ebrahim said that allout efforts should be made to bring peace and improve law and order situation which is a vital importance for holding transparent elections. He dispelled impression for any delay in the general elections and said these were merely irrelevant speculations.