Election timeframe busts propaganda against caretaker govt: Solangi

Election timeframe busts propaganda against caretaker govt: Solangi


Solangi said caretaker government was bound to implement decisions made by previous government.

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) - Caretaker Minister for Information and Broadcasting Murtaza Solangi on Thursday expressed his contentment over the announcement of the time-frame for the election which busted propaganda against the Caretaker Government.

“It is a matter of pleasure for me that the election time-frame has been announced,” he said during an exclusive interview with state-owned Pakistan Television (PTV).

The minister said work on holding in-time election was underway and it was essential for all the political parties to work together to create a conducive environment for the election in the country.

The minister ruled out any restriction on media saying “Media cannot overlook journalistic responsibilities.”

He said institutions were functioning freely and anybody could approach the relevant forum if had any complain of discrimination during the election campaign.

The minister said the caretaker government was bound to implement the decisions made by the previous government. The caretaker government was a constitutional one and had a limited mandate.

To a query, he said the caretaker government had not been facing any difficulty in handling international affairs with the global community.

“In the current cabinet, all ministers are experts in their respective fields. We have state institutions at our disposal, as well as a competent cabinet. Our endeavour is to take the country from its current state to a better one,” the minister remarked.

To another query, he said the long association with the field of journalism made it easier for him to perform his responsibilities as information minister.

He said he would decide about the future once his term expired as the minister.

“We will share our experiences with the next elected government,” he said.