Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Friday urged Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to take notice of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s announcement of development project for Lodhran, terming it part of pre-poll rigging in NA-154.


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In a statement the party’s spokesman said that Prime Minister’s visit to Lodhran district, which is due to have by-poll on December 23, is an open violation of ECP code of conduct.

Earlier this day Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced multiple development projects and a grant of Rs2.5 million for Lodhran district.

Addressing a ceremony of distribution of cheques worth Rs85 crores under PM Kisan Package, the premier said that a university and a campus of agriculture university will be established in Lodhran while two degree colleges will also start working in the surrounding areas.

He also announced to build two new flyovers and a new connecting road from Lodhran to Khanewal.