Canada concerned about election violence in Pakistan
The picture regarding the election results in Pakistan is not yet clear and the controversy is continuously deepening. Meanwhile, many countries including the UN have expressed concern about the election results. Now the statement of the Government of Canada has come out regarding the violence and rigging in Pakistan elections and it has expressed deep concern. At the same time, many other countries including America, United Kingdom and European Union have already expressed their concern over the elections in Pakistan.
Canada's Foreign Ministry said in a statement, “We condemn incidents of election violence, this is an attack on democracy. Canada stands with the people of Pakistan in their aspirations for a prosperous and democratic future.” The statement also said that it is concerned about the attacks on human rights in Pakistan. There is a lack of freedom of citizens, fair and transparent democratic process. Internet services have been banned and media personnel have also been attacked.
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Canada says that it will always stand with the people of Pakistan for the development of democratic values and protection of human rights.
Statement following recent elections in Pakistan
To read the full statement: https://t.co/yX1bsTN30O
— Foreign Policy CAN (@CanadaFP) February 10, 2024
Tehreek-e-Insaf's demonstration across the country
This statement from Canada has come after the delay in the election results. Counting of votes has been going on for three days, but the final result has not been revealed yet, due to which Imran Khan's party PTI is alleging rigging in the elections. At the same time she is performing across the country.
Let us tell you that PTI candidates have not been allowed to contest elections under the party's banner, after which the candidates had contested independent elections and PTI supported candidates have emerged as the largest block in Pakistan. Both Nawaz Sharif and Imran Khan's party have staked claim to form their respective governments.
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