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EC takes notice of Prime Minister Kissan package

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission has taken notice of Prime Minister Kissan package and summoned Secretary Food Security, while Secretary Commission Babar Yaqoob Fateh Mohammed said that announcement of development project after electoral schedule was not the violation of code of conduct.

Secretary Election Commission told media in a casual briefing that Commission members have summoned Secretary food security for clarification to review in detail on Prime Minister Kissan Package, adding that action will be taken after violation of code of conduct proved.

He told that Information Secretary was also directed to appear before Commission over violation of clause 21 of code of conduct, as use of public resources for advertisement after release of electoral schedule is not allowed.

Secretary Election Commission told that Jehangir Tareen’s letter was also being reviewed regarding use of public resources by PML-N in NA-154 Lodhran.