EC to send EVM technical team to Pakistan

The Election Commission of India will send a technical team to Pakistan to demonstrate the Indian Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) following a request made by the Pakistani Election Commission.

The team from EVM manufacturing companies BEL and ECIL will be deputed next month.

The matter came up during a bilateral meeting between the three member Commission led by Chief Election Commissioner, Dr. S Y Quraishi and the visiting delegation from Pakistan led by their Chief Election Commissioner Justice Hamid Ali Mirza in New Delhi.

The Pakistan Election Commission is actively considering the introduction of EVMs in their elections and is looking at various options.

Dr Quraishi assured the Pakistan side of sharing of all expertise and of other necessary support.

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