Middle East

“No one should put pressure on us with EVM,” says a Pakistani polling agency.

Islamabad: Keeping in mind that the Pakistan Election Commission had taken various steps regarding electronic voting machines (EVMs) before the bill was passed, polling agencies are fully aware of their obligations and who Also said that it should not be forced. Local media reported on Saturday.

Citing an ECP spokesperson, News International said it was wrong to believe that the Commission was ignoring its responsibility for the use of computerized voting machines.

“In this regard, the Election Commission wants to clarify that it has taken various steps regarding the use of technology, even before the rules of electronic voting machines. According to News International, the relevant law. Shortly after, the Commission formed three committees on technology and explained their work to the Election Commission on December 23, 2021. “

Despite opposition to “election reform,” Prime Minister Imran Khan said the next general election will take place through an electronic balloting machine (EVM). Kahn said EVM brings transparency to the election process.

Opponents argued that anything that was controlled and manipulated by others and could be used to manipulate election results was unacceptable.

Earlier this year, former Pakistani chairman and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Saldar Ayaz Sadik said that countries where EVM was tested and tested have already returned to paper voting papers or older systems. He said he was back in for various reasons.

https://www.siasat.com/no-one-should-pressurize-us-on-evms-says-pakistans-poll-body-2248060/ “No one should put pressure on us with EVM,” says a Pakistani polling agency.

Back to top button