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Overseas Pakistanis to be part of election process: SC informed

The Supreme Court of Pakistan was informed on Thursday that home work had been completed to materialize the fact to include overseas Pakistanis in the forthcoming general elections.The apex court was further apprised that a recent meeting of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and other functionaries of the Government of Pakistan (GoP) discussed the issue of providing right to franchise to overseas Pakistanis and came to a conclusion that their participation would be ensured.This was told to a three-judge bench comprising Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justic

NADRA gives demo of e-voting system for overseas Pakistanis

Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis, Barrister Feroz Jamal Shah Kakakhel visited NADRA Headquarter Tuesday.Chairman NADRA Tariq Malik briefed the Minister by demonstrating e-voting system for Overseas Pakistanis. During his presentation, Chairman NADRA informed the Minister that its solution is secure and technically ready to be deployed subjected to the final approval of Election Commission of Pakistan.

NADRA gives demo of e-voting system for overseas Pakistanis

Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis, Barrister Feroz Jamal Shah Kakakhel visited NADRA Headquarter Tuesday.Chairman NADRA Tariq Malik briefed the Minister by demonstrating e-voting system for Overseas Pakistanis. During his presentation, Chairman NADRA informed the Minister that its solution is secure and technically ready to be deployed subjected to the final approval of Election Commission of Pakistan.

Tariq briefs Minister for demonstrating e-voting system for overseas Pakistanis

Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis Barrister Feroz Jamal Shah Kakakhel visited NADRA Headquarter on Tuesday. Chairman NADRA Tariq Malik briefed the Minister by demonstrating e-voting system for Overseas Pakistanis.During his presentation, Chairman NADRA informed the Minister that its solution is secure and technically ready to be deployed subjected to the final approval of Election Commission of Pakistan.

Nadra Chairman briefs minister about e-voting system for Overseas Pakistanis

Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis, Barrister Feroz Jamal Shah Kakakhel visited NADRA Headquarter Tuesday. Chairman NADRA Tariq Malik briefed the Minister by demonstrating e-voting system for Overseas Pakistanis.During his presentation, Chairman NADRA informed the Minister that its solution is secure and technically ready to be deployed subjected to the final approval of Election Commission of Pakistan.

ECP opposes hasty online overseas voting

Against the backdrop of the electoral body’s ‘reservations’ against the voting facility to the overseas Pakistanis, the election commission, Nadra and Attorney General of Pakistan are to hold a consultative meeting today to discuss the relevant options.In its report submitted to the Supreme Court on Monday, the electoral body opposed e-voting for the overseas Pakistanis through an ‘uncertified and untested’ computer system, saying it would be too ‘risky’ and could even prove ‘disastrous’ for the overall election exercise.

SC orders fool proof mechanism for granting right to vote to overseas Pakistanis

Supreme Court (SC) has ordered a joint fool proof mechanism be evolved for granting right to vote to overseas Pakistanis till April 1 and warned officers found responsible will be sent packing home if this is not done.This order was issued by a special bench of SC headed by the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry during the hearing of case Friday.The court was told that secretary IT was not present in the special meeting held under Attorney General (AG) Irfan Qadir , therefore, final shape could not be given to arrangements.The court showed a st

NADRA suggests electronic-voting for overseas Pakistanis

Chairman National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) Tariq Malik has suggested electronic voting for overseas Pakistanis.He said that NADRA had issued 5.3 million National Identity Cards for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP).Talking to PTV, he said that 4.5 million people over 18 years hold the NICOP and they are registered in different constituencies of the country.All these overseas Pakistanis are registered in the national and provincial constituencies of the country, he said.He said, “NADRA had given task and we have introduced e-voting application system

Demand to block issuance of CNICs to Afghans

The tribal elders hailing from the Mohmand Agency demanded the Election Commission of Pakistan to take notice of the illegal issuance of Computerised National Identity Cards (CNIC) to Afghan nomadic families.

Politics should have element of decency: CM

Politics should have element of decency. Political parties have to play their role for holding free and fair elections in the province. Media role in election process would be important.These views were expressed by Caretaker Chief Minister Nawab Ghaus Bakhsh Barozai while speaking to a delegation of JUIN which called on him under the leadership of Hafiz Fazal Muhammad Barech here Wednesday.JUIN delegation expressing confidence in the Chief Minister termed him impartial and non controversial.Delegation demanded deployment of Army at the sensitive polling stations.
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