Election Commissioner Sudhir Kumar Shah has said that the first phase local level elections have cemented the foundation of democracy and republicanism.
EC Shah said that after completion of the provincial and federal election, the constitution implementation process will complete its cycle. He added that the commission is satisfied and happy with the completion of the first phase election as it has been concluded peacefully.
Shah further said that the Commission is saddened with some untoward incidents occurred in course of the election.
In another note, he committed to strictly implement the election code of conduct in second phase of local poll slated for June 14 as mixed response was achieved regarding it in first phase election.