Come out to defeat anti-Pakistan forces through VOTES, COAS Bajwa urges nation

  • ISPR says army chief and his wife cast their votes in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI – Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and his wife on Wednesday cast their votes in Rawalpindi, Inter-Services Public Relations reported.

In his message on the occasion, General Bajwa urged the nation to come out for casting their votes in order to defeat the anti-Pakistan forces.

He said, “We are target of inimical forces working against Pak. We’ve come a long way in our comprehensive national effort to fail them. We are united & steadfast to defeat them, and ‘TODAY’ through our ‘VOTES’. Please come out & vote undeterred”


Pakistan is holding general elections today for which the polling procedure has started, with over 1,2000 candidates vying for 270 national and 570 provincial assembly seats.

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As many as 105.96 million people will be able to use their right to vote from 8 am till 6 pm without any formal break. Twenty-three percent of the total voters would be taking part in the exercise for the first time.