Caretaker Minister for Information and Broadcasting Arif Nizami casted his vote here on Saturday in Defence housing authority (DHA) which has constituencies NA- 125 and PP- 155.

Talking to media at the polling station at American Lycetuff School, the  minister appreciated it as a healthy sign that people in good numbers were turning up to exercise their right of vote.

Arif Nizami hoped that this time the turn out would exceed that of 2008 elections which had 43 percent voters turn out.

To a question, he regretted that in some areas staff and ballot papers were  unavailable, adding that election commission should take notice and resolve such issues as soon as possible. 

Information minister said that caretaker government has accomplished   99 percent of the assigned task, adding that the credit also goes to caretaker Prime Minster who discharged his duties with full commitment and zeal.

He noted that law and order situation in Lahore was satisfactory.  However,he said that efforts were made to obstruct the elections process but with concerted efforts polls were being held on time.

The family members of the minister accompanied him and casted their votes  at the same polling station.