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SC Senate Polls Verdict - Historic Decision To Ensure Limpidity : Shibli

Information Minister Shibli Faraz has said the Supreme Court's judgement in Presidential reference is historic under which the Senate elections will be held as per Article 226 of the constitution.

Talking to the media persons in Peshawar on Monday, he said the apex court has directed the Election Commission of Pakistan to use the latest technology and take the necessary steps to ensure transparency in the polls. He said the court has also ruled that secrecy of ballot is not permanent.

The Information Minister asked the Election Commission of Pakistan to take requisite steps for ensuring transparency in the Senate elections in the light of the Supreme Court's decision.