Election Commission of Pakistan clarifies that expiration of Computerized National Identity Card does not deprive voters of their right of casting their votes

Islamabad, December 23, 2015 (PPI-OT): Complaints are being received from various voters of bye-election in Constituency No.NA-154 Lodhran-I that they are not being allowed to enter into the polling stations due to expired CNIC.

It is clarified that expiration of CNIC does not deprive the voters of their right of casting their votes. The voters having original expired CNIC may be allowed to vote after identification of their particulars by the Presiding Officer, Assistant Presiding Officer.

For more information, contact:
Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)
Election Commission of Pakistan Secretariat,
Election House, Constitution Avenue G-5/2,
Tel: +92-51-9201975, +92-51-9206062
Fax: +92-51-9205402, +92-51-9205300
Website: www.ecp.gov.pk