ECP clarifies report of biometric machines procurement from India

ECP clarifies report of biometric machines procurement from India
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ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan has categorically denied media reports about procurement of biometric machines from India .

In a statement, the spokesperson said that the ECP has neither allowed nor accepted any Indian firm to participate in the procurement process of electronic voting or biometric machines.

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The spokesperson said that the ECP has already taken extra precautionary measures that it will be mandatory for qualified firms to be security cleared from top intelligence agencies of the country.

The spokesperson further clarified that the ECP is in the process of procuring four hundred electronic voting machines and three hundred biometric verification machines for the pilot projects only.

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