The voting software system for expatriates is is ready for launch in next 10 weeks. The Supreme court of Pakistan is informed about this development. The overseas Pakistanis would be able to cast their vote in the upcoming general elections in 2018 using with the assistance of this software.
The Secretary Election Commission of Pakistan Mr. Yaqoob Fateh Mohammad and Chairman National Database and Registration Authority Mr. Usman Yousaf Mobeen states that after negotiations positive outcomes are expected. After accomplishing the development phase, the software mock exercises will also be conducted to make sure that voting system is error-free for overseas Pakistanis to use their right to cast vote.
The Chief Justice exclaimed, “The time has come that the gift of exercising the right of a franchise should be given now to the overseas Pakistanis.”
A bench comprising of 3 honorable judges of Supreme Court including Chief Justice took the petitions forwarded by PTI Chairman Imran Khan and a group of citizens pleading the denial of the right to participate in the democratic voting process by overseas Pakistanis.