Secretary Information & PEC visits Election Cell of Inf Dept.May 9, 2013
Peshawar: Secretary Information, Public Relations and Culture, Azmat Hanif Orakzai and Provincial Election Commissioner, Sonu Khan Baloch Thursday visited the Election Cell established at Media Centre of the Directorate of Information and apprised themselves of its functions for creating mass awareness about the importance of casting vote.
Additional Secretary Information, Faridullah Khan and Director Information, Behramand Khan was also present on this occasion.
Azmat Hanif Orakzai said that casting vote is in fact a national obligation and this duty must be performed in larger national interest. He said that electing right people would obviously work for improving life standard of the nation while electing bad persons would affect them negatively for the coming five years.
He said, Information Department has to mould public opinion to this very point and highlight importance of casting vote as well as inform the masses about election results.
The Provincial Election Commissioner on this occasion said that ECP has made foolproof arrangements for holding free, fair and transparent elections in nook and corner of the province while the role of Information Department in highlighting this cause in larger national interest envisaged paramount importance.
He appreciated the efforts of Information Department for motivating the public on the importance of casting vote and setting Election Cell for projecting election activities of ECP through media. He assured full cooperation and coordination to the Information Department in this respect. He also visited the Pakhtunkhwa Radio and apprised himself of its role in projecting the election activities.