E-voting system to be introduced by next election: Amin Ul Haque

Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication, Syed Amin-Ul-Haque says e-voting system would be introduced by next election in the country.

Addressing a ceremony in Karachi, he said it will enable maximum number of overseas Pakistanis to participate in the election and cast their votes.

The Minister said investment of 22 billion rupees has been made to increase internet connectivity in the country.

He said the government would launch G-5 service by the end of next year and also increase the penetration of G-4.

Amin ul Haque said it is the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan to make Pakistan a digital country and the IT ministry is already working on this vision.

He said the Ministry is also working to introduce e-office system for forty ministries.