European Union Envoy presents report of Follow up Observation Mission to Ishaq Dar

Islamabad, April 16, 2016 (PPI-OT):Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar received Mr. Jean-Francois Cautain, the European Union (EU) Ambassador for a meeting here on Saturday. The EU Envoy on the occasion presented to the Finance Minister a report on findings of the EU deployed Electoral Follow Up Observation Mission regarding assessment of the electoral reforms process. The report contains recommendations of the Mission for improving the electoral process in Pakistan.

It may be added that the EU Electoral Follow up Mission visited Pakistan in February 2016. It was led by Michael Gahler, Member of the EU Parliament who also led the 2008 and 2013 EU Election Observation Missions to Pakistan. The Finance Minister has accordingly called a meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on Electoral Reforms (PCER) on Monday where he would share the report presented by the EU Mission with members of the Committee as well as the PCER sub-committee for analysis of the recommendations.

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