The Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting says the government has presented 49 reforms, but unfortunately, the opposition is neither accepting them nor coming up with its own proposals.
ISLAMABAD: (UrduPoint /Pakistan Point News-Sept 20th, 2021) Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has said that the government is committed to go ahead with its electoral reforms agenda for free, fair, transparent, and credible elections through the use of modern technology.
Addressing a joint news conference, along with Minister for Science and Technology Syed Shibli Faraz, in Islamabad on Sunday, he urged the opposition to cooperate with the government to hold impartial elections in the country.
Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said the government has presented 49 reforms, but unfortunately, the opposition is neither accepting them nor coming up with its own proposals. He said the government is serious about using Electronic Voting Machine as is being practiced in various countries of the world to ensure transparency in the voting process.
Speaking on the occasion, Syed Shibli Faraz said his ministry had prepared a prototype of the EVM and invited the political parties and the ECP to examine its functioning, but they did not take it seriously. He said if ECP does not trust the machine prepared by the Ministry of Science and Technology then it is free to procure such a machine from anywhere.