In Pakistan, political meanness has thousands of ways to maneuver the things!
Obviously, if one doesn't follow moral principles, no rules, no laws could restrain him from doing what he is intent upon doing!
In view of the forthcoming general elections in the country, "The ECP(Election Commission of Pakistan) has slapped a ban on ads carrying pictures ofpolitical leaders on TV channels and newspapers. It also warned of action overviolation of its directives." (The News, January 4, 2013)
However, among other things, for the last few days, newspapers are publishing the following ads with pictures of "men of opinion" commending the "Services of the Government of Sindh."
See some instances:
[The News, February 9, 2013]
[The News, February 10, 2013]
[The News, February 11, 2013]
[The News, The Express Tribune, Roznama Express, February 12, 2013]