TAKANI: Technical Tasks On Polling Day Handed Over To CSO
Government has transferred the authority of the collection of completed ballot papers from the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to the Central Statistics Organization (CSO) and has askedthe CSO to oversee the use of technology on election day.
The responsibility for this was transferred last week in an order issued by the Presidential Palace.
IEC officials said they have not spoken to the CSO in this regard but emphasized that they will not accept any delays in the election schedule caused by the introduction of technology and abiometric system.
In this episode of Takani, host Fawad Akbarzai discusses the topic with the following guests:
Mohammad Nabi Misdaq, an advisor to the president
Mohammad Jan Rasulyar, a political analyst
Nader Afghan, a member of Hizb-e-Islami