CEC praises Jang Group, Geo for making polls a success
ISLAMABAD: Eulogising the role of the media in making the general election a success, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Justice (retd) Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim on Saturday gave full marks to the Jang Group and The News.
Talking to media persons here on Saturday, the CEC mentioned the role of the media in general and that of Geo News in particular in facilitating a higher turnout. He said Geo News wasahead of others and especially mentioned the programmes of senior journalists Kamran Khan and Hamid Mir.
The ECP and Nadra, in collaboration with the Jang Group, launched mobile phone service for voters to know the names and places of their polling stations. Around 5.5 million people benefitted from this service.Election observers from the US, Japan, Commonwealth, the EU, Australia and Malaysia expressed their delight at the use of technology to facilitate the voters.
Source: The News