LAHORE  - Caretaker Chief Minister Dr Hasan Askari has said that every possible measure will be adopted to make election peaceful and fair.

“Conducting free, fair and peaceful elections is the top priority of the caretaker setup,” said Dr Askari through a statement Wednesday. He said that environment of peace is imperative for the promotion of trade and economic activities and it is also necessary for promoting investment and opportunities of employment.  He said that all necessary steps are being taken to further improve the general situation of law & order and added that strategy has been devised to provide a peaceful atmosphere to the voters on the occasion of elections.  “Maintenance of peaceful atmosphere is the responsibility of government so that citizens could cast their vote and the caretaker government will fulfill this responsibility,” he added.  He said that all necessary steps are being taken according to framework of Election Commission to hold peaceful and transparent elections. He said that conducive atmosphere will be ensured for polling so that voters could use their right of franchise without any fear.  Latest technology is being fully utilized to maintain law and order and environment of peace in the society, he said. He said that everybody will have to play its role to promote the passion of religious tolerance, brotherhood and patience.