District Development Advisory Committee ( DDAC) Kohat, Chairman, Ziaullah Bangash on Monday said joint session of the parliament passed historic legislation to conduct general elections through Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and giving right to vote to overseas Pakistanis.
Talking to APP, he said election reforms were need of the hour keeping in view rigging complaints by political parties in general elections. “We have to embrace new technologies and advancement in science to streamline issue and ensure holding free, fair and transparent elections.”
He said EVMs would ensure transparency in the electoral process and help address the complaints of rigging. He said many countries were holding elections through EVMs without any compliant of manipulation of technology.—APP