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ECP prepares a roadmap of elections from 2014 to 2018

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has prepared a roadmap of elections from 2014 to 2018, whilst the Secretary ECP, Ishtiaq Ahmed Khan says that the use of biometric systems and e-voting machines will leave no chances of poll-rigging – ARY News reports.

According to details, the Secretary ECP briefed the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee on Parliamentary Affairs on the roadmap prepared by the ECP for the elections in Pakistan from 2014 to 2018.

Ishtiaq Ahmed Khan told that the use of biometric and electronic voting machines will abandon the ways of poll-rigging in Pakistan, however he urged the committee for legislation to declare casting vote as compulsory and to fix 10 percent voting as a must at female polling booths.

He urged for a re-election in case of less than 10 percent votes polled.

On this occasion, committee member, MNA Nafeesa Shah alleged the former Chief Justice (CJ) of Pakistan, Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry of influencing the last general elections through the returning officers appointed.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

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