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ECP to register overseas Pakistanis as voters from Sept 1

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is set to begin the voter registration of overseas Pakistanis from September 1 for the upcoming by-elections of Pakistan. The registration process will last until September 15. The ECP said an awareness campaign will also be launched in this regard with the help of the foreign ministry, Nadra and Pakistan’s embassies abroad. On Aug 17, a bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, directed the Election Commission of Pakistan…

Software enabling overseas Pakistanis to vote will be ready by April, NADRA tells court

ISLAMABAD: National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) on Monday informed Supreme Court of Pakistan that a software enabling overseas Pakistanis to cast their votes will be available for use by April this year. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar, during the hearing of a case, lauded NADRA and Election Commission of Pakistan for their efforts to develop a voting system empowering overseas Pakistanis to vote in general elections. Chairman NADRA Usman Mobin told the court that the matter to…