Friday, February 14th, 2020

UK EC Chair praises Bangladesh’s biometric voter ID, EVM

Published 11:41 pm | February 14, 2020

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Online Desk ; UK Election Commission Chair Sir John Holmes praised the digitised biometric voters’ identity card and the Electronic Voting Mechanism (EVM) of Bangladesh.

The praise came during a meeting with Bangladesh’s Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda in London on Wednesday, the Bangladesh High Commission in UK said a press release on Friday.

Bangladesh High Commissioner for the UK and Ireland Saida Muna Tasneem attended the meeting.

Holmes said the UK would be modernising and digitalising its electoral process, which is currently manual.

CEC Huda and Holmes exchanged views on the best practices, challenges and conduct of elections in their respective countries.

They also discussed various issues, including restrictions and financial accountability of electoral candidates, local council election system, voting of overseas citizen by postal balloting, commonwealth dual national voting system.

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