Government has no plans to delay elections, says interim information minister

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Caretaker Information Minister Murtaza Solangi said that there is no desire to hold the election late; we will abide by our oath.

During the first media briefing as caretaker federal information minister in Islamabad, Murtaza Solangi said that the Election Commission has released the schedule of delimitation on its website, a political party has also approached the court in this regard, the caretaker government has no desire to hold elections sooner or later.

He said that they will abide by our oath; it is in the constitution that this country will be run by the elected representatives of the people, while the first meeting after the cabinet meeting was held with the Chief Election Commissioner.

Murtaza Solangi said that the first meeting of the cabinet was held under the chairmanship of the caretaker prime minister in which he said that the focus of the government would be on the economy, the prime minister stressed on the need to rebuild the infrastructure.

Murtaza Solangi said that the caretaker prime minister has formed a committee for economic revival, which will have members from finance, energy, special investment committee and other institutions.

On the increase in the prices of petroleum products, he said that the IMF program was started by pushing, the agreement also included not giving subsidies, while the situation of the economy is not possible to buy expensive oil and sell it cheaply, so the government had to increase the price of oil even if it did not want.

The caretaker information minister said that the increase in the price of oil is necessary, if people are in trouble, the leadership should not spend the tax money ruthlessly.

Murtaza Solangi said that it is the responsibility of the Election Commission to conduct elections, the Election Commission conducts elections in 90 days or in February, it is its job, however, we also have the constitution and the institutions to implement it and it is not our job to deviate from the decisions taken by the previous government.