ECP plans to give voting rights to Pakistani expatriates in 10 countries

Tells SC that ministry of Finance, Foreign Affairs, Law, Overseas Pakistanis, IT taken on board for arrangements

The Election Commission of Pakistan has informed the Supreme Court that it is evolving an effective mechanism to ensure that overseas Pakistanis in ten different countries can exercise their right to vote in the upcoming general elections.

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ECP opposes online voting facility for overseas Pakistanis

Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Monday came out openly opposing online voting facility for overseas Pakistanis in the next elections. ECP said without a proper mechanism in place, enabling overseas Pakistanis to vote would compromise the polls’ transparency

In a report made public on Monday, the ECP said that without a proper mechanism in place, enabling overseas Pakistanis to vote in the coming general election would compromise the transparency of the election process.

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