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ECP sets up control room to redress problems of overseas Pakistanis

The Election Commission of Pakistan has set up a control room to redress the complaint or problems of overseas Pakistan for casting their votes during the by-poll on October 14, tomorrow.
According to ECP the overseas Pakistanis who yet not have a voting password they can approach the control room to solve the issue as no one can cast their vote without voter password.
ECP said that the control will remain open between 9:00 am to 9:00 pm.
On October 05, state Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan informed the Senate that a total of 7410 overseas Pakistanis are participating in the upcoming by-elections on October 14.
He stated this while responding to a calling attention notice regarding the observations reported by the working group set up by the Election Commission of Pakistan to study different options regarding voting rights to the overseas Pakistanis.
The state minister said that by-election is going to be held in 36 constituencies out of which, 20 are from Punjab, 10 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, three from Sindh, two in Balochistan and one in Federal Capital.He said that 405 candidates are in the run during this by-election while 7410 overseas Pakistanis are participating in the by-election in 36 constituencies which would not impact a lot on the overall process.