Donald Bloom meets caretaker PM, reiterates US support for free and fair elections

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Us Ambassador Donald Bloom met caretaker Prime Minister Anwarul Haq Kakar.

“It was a pleasure to meet the caretaker prime minister and reiterated us support for free and fair elections in Pakistan.

Donald Bloom said that he remains committed to good relations with Pakistan and the Green Alliance with Pakistan is for better stability.

The US Ambassador said that Pakistan’s continued partnership with the IMF for economic recovery is encouraging; the commitment to protect minorities is encouraging.

It is also pertinent to mention that the US Ambassador to Pakistan also met the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sikandar Sultan Raja, yesterday.

In another important development, the Chief Election Commissioner had denied to meet the President of Pakistan. Dr. Arif Alvi had invited the CEC for an important meeting regarding the date of general elections, but Sikandar Sultan Raja had denied saying that announcing the date was ECP’s job now after the Election Act amendment.

There has been a lot of criticism on the CEC by the Netizens that he can meet the US Ambassador but cannot meet the President.