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President Mamnoon Lauds ECP For Improving Polling Process

National Voter’s Day was celebrated today throughout country for awareness of citizens to highlight importance of vote.

Main function of the day was held in Islamabad where President Mamnoon Hussain addressed.

He lauded the measures of the election commission for introducing new technology in the polling system.

The President said mobile software and use of biometric electronic machine is part of this process.

The President said a major portion of our population is unaware of the information technology, therefore a system is required that balances the old and modern means of polling.

The President added that the election commission has introduced voter education system in backward areas.

Mamnoon Hussain said that role of civil society and concerned institutions is also important in making the election process transparent.

He said improving the quality of training and increase in number of the polling staff is also essential.

The President expressed the hope that the election commission will overcome the problems and hurdles by next general elections.