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Cabinet Greenlights Rs42 billion for ECP: Information Minister
December 05, 2023

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Caretaker Minister for Information and Broadcasting Murtaza Solangi says there is no crisis in meeting the financial needs of Election Commission.

In a tweet on social media platform X, he said cabinet has approved 42 billion rupees for the budgetary needs of the ECP and notably, 10 billion rupees have already been disbursed.

The Minister said whatever budgeted amount is needed by the ECP, it will be released as per its needs accordingly.

Murtaza Solangi reaffirmed that the government stands firmly behind the ECP in holding free and fair elections as mandated by Article 218-(3) of the Constitution.