ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the use of the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) is the only option to prevent rigging and ensure transparency in the election process.
Chairing a meeting on the use of Electronic Voting Machines in the electoral process in Islamabad on Thursday, the prime minister reiterated his commitment to ensure transparency in the electoral process using the EVM.
وزیر اعظم عمران خان کی زیر صدارت ملک میں انتخابی عمل میں الیکٹرانک ووٹنگ مشین کے استعمال پر بریفنگ- pic.twitter.com/0ImixYuttv
— Prime Minister’s Office, Pakistan (@PakPMO) June 17, 2021
The prime minister said that the government is also committed to fulfill all Constitutional requirements to ensuring transparency in the general elections in the Country. He directed for early completion of electoral reforms.
In the meeting, Imran Khan was given a detailed briefing on the progress made so far about the use of the electronic voting machine and legislation regarding electoral reforms.
The meeting was attended by the Federal Minister for Science and Technology Shibli Faraz, the Leader of the House in the Senate Dr. Shahzad Waseem, the Minister of Railways Azam Khan Swati, the Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib, and the Prime Minister’s Adviser on Parliamentary Affairs Babar Awan.