Guards, protocol withdrawn from President, PM during electioneering on CEC directives

MUZAFFARABAD, July 15 (APP): The Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of Azad Jammu and Kashmir has directed the Chief Secretary to withdraw the guards and protocol from President Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Chaudhary Majeed, ministers, all advisers
through out the Azad Kashmir during their participation in
electioneering accept their residences.

An order issued here Friday said the CEC has also directed the chief secretary to issue necessary directions to all commissioners not to provide security guards and protocol to such personalities when they are in political meetings or election campaign.

The CEC also wrote a letter to President informing him about
his directions and requesting him uphold prestige of his office
saying the President was reportedly participated in political
meetings and running the election campaign of his
daughter Farzana Yaqoob from LA-18 Poonch 111 who is a candidate of Pakistan Peoples Party.