In Pakistan, government plans electoral reform constitutional amendments
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Adviser to the Prime Minister on Parliamentary Affairs Babar Awan on Monday said that the PTI government intended to introduce electoral reforms in the country that would ensure transparency in the democratic process and level the playing field for all parties. [...] "We are also bringing two constitutional amendments," said the adviser — the first on open balloting in Senate elections and allowing overseas Pakistanis to contest the elections. Awan said the issue of electoral reforms had not created any constitutional crisis, however, a "crisis of trust in constitutional institutions has been created."
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