PM Imran Khan stresses need for electronic voting to ensure transparent elections

ISLAMABAD, 18 June 2021, (TON): According to a statement issued from the PM Office, Prime Minister Imran Khan said “Electronic voting was the only way to ensure transparency and prevent rigging in the elections.”

PM Imran Khan's statement came during a meeting in Islamabad, where he was briefed on the use of electronic voting machines in the electoral process.

Minister for Science and Technology Shibli Faraz, Leader of the House in the Senate Senator Dr Shehzad Wasim, Minister for Railways Azam Khan Swati, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib, and Advisor to the Prime Minister Babar Awan were present during the briefing.

The prime minister was given a detailed briefing on the progress made so far in the use of the electronic voting machine and legislation in this regard.

PM Imran Khan reiterated his commitment to ensure transparency in the use of electronic voting machines in the electoral process and fulfill all constitutional requirements.

PM said that the incumbent government was committed to ensuring transparency in the electoral process of the country.

He further said "Overseas Pakistanis are an asset of the country, they must be involved in the election process.

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