RAWALAKOT, (Parliament Times) : A high level meeting of Returning officers and Administration of Poonch division was held here on Thursday .The Chief Election Commissioner of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Justice (Retired) Abdul Rashid Sulehria was in the chair.
Addressing the meeting the Chief Election Commissioner said that all resources would be channelized to ensure free, fair and transparent elections of Azad Kashmir. He underlined the need for establishing close cooperation between administration and district returning officers for holding free, fair and peaceful elections in the state. He directed the administration to take all possible steps for maintaining law and order situation during the election without taking any pressure and added that it was our collective responsibility to hold, free, fair and transparent elections in the state.
Earlier the Commissioner Poonch Division Masood –ur-Rehman briefed the Chief Election Commissioner about the arrangements being made by the administration for holding free, fair and impartial elections in the Poonch division.
The meeting was attended by the Commissioner Poonch Division,DIG Poonch division ,Election Commissioner, Deputy Commissioners and SSPs.