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Overseas Pakistanis will exercise their right of vote via IVTFin by-polls: ECP

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has said that overseas Pakistanis will be able to exercise their right of in the by-polls through the internet.

The ECP issued its Internet Voting Task Force (IVTF) report on overseas Pakistanis’ voting rights on Monday.

According to ECP statement the voting rights to overseas Pakistanis, which would not affect results of by-elections.

The ECP said the decision on the use of i-voting would be made after several tests and pilot projects would be initiated in a limited area instead of an entire constituency.

It said the IVTF was formed on the orders of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, adding that the task force comprises officials of NADRA and the ECP’s Law and IT Wings.

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