Efforts afoot for maximum people's participation in election process: Pir Maqbool Ahmed.


PESHAWAR -- The provincial election commissioner Pir Maqbool Ahmed said Monday that the election commission was taking solid measures for ensuring participation of maximum people, particularly women in the election process.

He said was speaking at a function held under auspices of the Gender Affairs section to create awareness about voter registration in the community.

The provincial election commissioner said that participation of students in awareness raising event was a good omen and that every individual should play his role to educate others about the importance of vote.

He said the use of vote could strengthen the democratic process in Pakistan and protect the rights of citizens, adding that election commission was looking forward to participation of all segments of the society including womenfolk.

He said that sittings with students on various laws and constitutional matters on election-related issues were kicked off from KP.

Haroon Khan Shinwari, Director Gender Affairs said that volunteers would organize walk in their respective areas to ensure participation of women and other...

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