ECP takes notice of Sindh govt ads on polling day.

ISLAMABAD -- The Election Commission of Pakistan's (ECP) Sindh chapter on Sunday took notice of print and electronic advertisements run by the provincial government on the day of local government elections in Karachi, Hyderabad and other areas.

The commission has also sought an explanation from the Sindh administration for running the ads regarding the launch of electric buses and some other projects on the polling day in violation of the election rules.

'It has been observed with great concern that the government of Sindh is airing a publicity campaign on electronic media on poll day, i.e. today on 15th January 2023 regarding the launching of electric buses and other public projects in Karachi on public exchequer, which is a clear violation of the code of conduct,' the ECP notice said.

'You are, therefore, required to explain the above-mentioned violation of the code of conduct. Your explanation/reply, if any, should reach the undersigned by 16th January 2023, failing which the matter shall be placed before...

To continue reading

Request your trial

VLEX uses login cookies to provide you with a better browsing experience. If you click on 'Accept' or continue browsing this site we consider that you accept our cookie policy. ACCEPT