ISLAMABAD: The secretary of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) said on Saturday that there was no pressure on the electoral body and they had complete authority.
Briefing the media here, Secretary ECP Babar Yaqoob said the ECP had complete powers and all the institutions were “cooperating” with them.
“The institutions are acting according to our instructions,” he said. “All institutions are cooperating including the military, judiciary and provincial government[s].
“I clearly state that we do not have pressure from any institution,” the ECP secretary told reporters during the press briefing.
Speaking further, Yaqoob said the polling scheme for July 25 elections would also be issued on Google Map by tonight.
He said that all political parties were campaigning for the polls, adding, “Action is taken where the ECP’s code of conduct is not followed.”
The ECP secretary said that two letters were written to the Punjab chief minister over complaints pertaining to election campaign.
“No party has been restricted from campaigning,” he said, adding that the nation would be apprised of election results through the state TV.