Next election to be held through EVM: Sheikh Rashid


Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad has said the next general election will be held through Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) because now it has become law.
“Thanks God we have incapable and inefficient opposition. It is difficult to provide material to TV round the clock. Overseas Pakistan votes will decide about 40 constituencies”, he said this while inaugurating new hall of F-Block Rawalpindi Girls Degree college here Wednesday.
He held he had laid net work of schools, colleges and universities in Rawalpindi. The girls have secured 100 out of100 marks. I used to secure upto 60 marks. Pakistan daughter is educated while our sons are not hardworking.
The interior minister announced to launch double shift in all colleges to address the problem of admissions.
He also promised to provide Rs 1.5 million to college to purchase new computers saying last college is going to be built next week in Rawalpindi as its funds to the tune of Rs 350 million are available.
He pointed out cabinet has accorded approval to online visa.
Voting will be conducted through EVM in future because it has become law now. The next election will he held through EVM, he added.
Overseas Pakistanis remit money to the country more than IMF and they have set no condition too, he underlined.
40 constituencies will be decided through overseas Pakistanis votes as there are more than 50000 overseas votes in several constituencies. Overseas Pakistanis will cast their votes in favor of PTI and then opposition will say rigging has taken place.
He underscored nation has gone ahead and politicians are left behind.
Admitting the escalating inflation in the country interior minister said we have perception there is price hike in the country. But we have to find its solution.
We have indispensable relationship with Saudi Arabia. They have extended to us loan which has brought improvement in our economy, he observed.
He stated slapping ban on ministers to go abroad is a routine matter. “I don’t want to go anywhere from Rawalpindi, he added.