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Caretaker Govt To Provide Assistance To ECP In Holding Polls

Caretaker Information Minister Murtaza Solangi has said election schedule will be announced in next few days meanwhile the caretaker government will provide all required assistance to the Election Commission of Pakistan for holding free and fair elections in the country.

Talking to PTV News Murtaza Solangi said historically tenure of caretaker government has been short but the parliament made current caretaker government more powerful and authorized to take big decisions.

He said that caretaker government has taken many important initiatives to bring improvements in country's economy.

The Information Minister said that the SIFC is established to bring investments in the country.

He also said that caretaker government will present its report card before the masses at the end of its tenure.

Murtaza Solangi said the social media has left significant influence over mainstream media but PTV, Radio Pakistan and APP are the national institutions who are representing the state and people of Pakistan in a unified manner.

Caretaker Information Minister said that media landscape has undergone significant changes but there is no question of privatization of PTV and Radio Pakistan.

He said state media is fulfilling its responsibilities in an apt manner.

He also said that use of social media to spread fake news is a matter of grave concern.