Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is making all out preparations for conducting next general elections in a fair, smooth, and transparent manner.
This was stated by Spokesperson Election Commission of Pakistan Haroon Shinwari during an exclusive interview with News and Current Affairs Channel of Radio Pakistan in Islamabad.
He said according to latest figures, total voters in Pakistan are now 1,22,100,000 of which 6,64,00,000 are male and 5,54,00,000 are females.
He said in order to encourage more women to exercise their right to vote, ECP teams are working with NADRA and other relevant institutions to help more womenfolk get their national identity cards that would enable them to vote. He said the ECP is also holding awareness workshops on regular basis in various schools, colleges and universities regarding the importance of voting.
Haroon Shinwari said electoral rolls have been issued by the ECP and people in each district can check their vote. If a person feels his/her name is left, or their particulars are incorrect, corrections can still be made till the announcement of election schedule by the Commission. District Election Commissioner can enter or correct the vote particulars in each district.
He said a person can also send an SMS to ECP at the number 8300 to check his voting particulars. He/she can immediately receive a reply regarding his status.
Replying to a question, if a person is asked to contact his district election commission office, he/she should visit the office to get his particulars corrected.
The ECP spokesperson said a person has the option to choose his permanent or temporary address for voting. He said the process of preparing voter lists started October 2021 and has taken a year to complete due to hard work and dedication of ECP officials.