Islamabad August 8 2021: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Senator Shibli Faraz presented Electronic Voting Machine to the Prime Minister of Pakistan.
Prime Minister appreciated and highlighted the importance of introduction of Electronic Voting Machines for free and credible elections. The Electronic Voting Machines thus, will be presented in National Assembly Session on Monday August 9 before the session begins.
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The Federal Minister, Senator Shibli Faraz cordially invited members to share their observations and constructive remarks on Electronic Voting Machine. Subsequently, after the National Assembly Session, the Electronic Voting Machine will be presented to all four provincial assemblies and members will be requested to vote using the EVM in order to understand the process better. As free and credible elections using technological advancements is the need of time.
Ministry of Science and Technology is playing her active role in expediting the process towards electronic and transparent elections under the leadership of Honourable President and Prime Minister. To achieve this landmark step of transparent elections acceptable to all , this was the much needed step. Furthermore, the EVM will be presented to Chairman Senate on Tuesday August 10, 2021 followed by its presentation to Speaker National Assembly on Wednesday August 11.
The Federal Minister for Science and Technology Senator Shibli Faraz welcomed any observations from fellow members National Assembly and emphasised that suggestions will be taken in to account in detail. The Federal Minister Shibli Faraz said that change of political culture using modern and transparent means will help strengthen the true democracy and he is thankful to the President of Pakistan and the Prime Minister for their continuous support in achieving this landmark development.