Security will be provided to election candidates, says caretaker Interior Minister


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Web Desk: Caretaker Interior Minister, Muhammad Azam Khan has said on Monday that necessary instructions have been issued to the provincial governments to provide protection and security to the election candidates.

While responding to the queries of Senate members, he said, ‘The law and order is a devolved subject after the 18th Amendment but the federal government is providing all possible support to the election commission and the provincial governments for the smooth and peaceful conduct of the general election.’

He said that security related requirements of the provincial governments are being fulfilled.


The senators belonging to different parties condemned the attack near the convoy of Akram Khan Durrani in Bannu.