Islamabad, 20 July (KMW): General (Retd) Abdulsalami Abubakar, former President of Nigeria and Head of Commonwealth Observers Group, called on the Foreign Minister at the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs today. The two leaders discussed matters relating to the forthcoming general elections.
General (Retd) Abdulsalami Abubakar is leading a 24 member delegation of Commonwealth Election Observers Group to observe general elections 2018. He said that he was looking forward to a peaceful electoral process and conveyed his positive impressions on the preparations for general elections.
Pakistan has a tradition of welcoming International Election Observers. Commonwealth Election Observers Groups were deployed in Pakistan during 2002 and 2013 general elections.