US envoy hopes elections in Pakistan will be within legal timeframe
By News Desk
August 30, 2023 01:23 PM
United States (US) Ambassador in Pakistan Donald Blome expressed his optimism Wednesday that general elections in Pakistan would be held according to the timeframe given in the Constitution, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
“It is hoped that elections will be fair and transparent and in accordance with the law,” he said.
“It is hoped that the people of Pakistan will elect their future leadership through elections,” he added.
Earlier, the US called for “timely, free and fair elections” in Pakistan in a manner which is consistent with Pakistan’s laws and Constitution.
A call was made by US Acting Deputy Secretary of State and Under Secretary for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland in a telephonic conversation with Pakistan Caretaker Foreign Minister Jalil Abbas Jilani on Tuesday, the US State Department said.