ECP to get electronic voting technology soon: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has said that technology has been developed for electronic voting which would be transferred to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) soon.

Addressing a press conference in Daska, Chaudhry said that the new technology will help to ensure transparency in the electoral process.

He also added that the government has presented an election reform bill to adopt an electronic voting system in elections.

The technology has been developed with the support of the National Institute of Electronics, National University of Science and Technology and COMSATS, he said.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan previously also announced that the PTI government will introduce an electronic voting system in the country to ensure free and fair elections.

The government will also introduce a system for overseas Pakistanis to cast their votes and become part of the democratic decision.

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