Government committed to its electoral reform agenda: Shahzad

Islamabad, September 22, 2020 (PPI-OT): Advisor on Accountability Shahzad Akbar says the government is committed to its electoral reform agenda and will support every step to make the electoral process more transparent. Talking to a private news channel, he said the use of biometric system in the election is mandatory to remove doubts about transparency in manual polling process.

The Advisor said PML-N and PPP leadership should play a more active role in electoral reforms committee of the Parliament, as change would come from the Parliament, not through negative politics. He said the government wants to implement proposed electoral reforms with consensus. Shahzad Akbar said the federal cabinet has already approved the electoral and constitution amendment bills which are now pending for final approval from parliament.

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