QUETTA: The Election Commissioner of Balochistan, Mohammad Naeem Majeed Jaffar, has said that all arrangements have been completed for holding on July 15 by-elections in NA-260 Quetta-cum-Chagai.
The National Assembly constituency comprises some parts of Quetta, Chagai and Noshki districts. Necessary instructions have been issued to the deputy commissioners for holding free, fair and transparent elections.
The Provincial Election Commissioner said that measures had also been undertaken for conducting elections in a peaceful atmosphere.
The Election Commission will seek the help of the Pakistan Army, the Frontier Corps and the Quick Response Force for deployment at every polling station.
There were 17 candidates, including nine independent candidates, contesting the by-elections, Mr Jaffar said.