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Overseas Pakistani E-Voting System For Elections 2013

Pakistan’s general elections ar scheduled to be endured could 11 and also the country’s Supreme Court has directed the authorities to require immediate steps for the option facility to overseas nationals.

Islamic Republic of Pakistan attorney General Irfan Qadir on weekday met the officers of the Ministry of data Technology to debate the difficulty of extending the power of electronic option to Pakistanis living abroad.

Around 4.5 million Pakistanis are living abroad and out of these, 3.5 million are registered voters in Pakistan and hold the National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP) and 3.1 million hold identification with NADRA’s centre. Hence, it is a sizeable number of Pakistanis which should be able to decide the future government on moral and ethical grounds. They are as much a part of this country’s destiny. Hopefully, these ambassadors of Pakistan will get a chance for their voices to be heard in the elections soon.