ECP grants right of vote to overseas Pakistanis

The Election Commission has granted voting rights to overseas Pakistanis in general elections.

The recent decision would enable 3.7 million overseas Pakistanis to participate in the general elections.

A high level meeting of the commission held on Tuesday with EC Secretary Ishtiak Ahmed Khan in the chair.

The meeting decided to give the voting right to the Pakistanis living in other countries and registering their names in the electoral rolls.