ENTIKHABAT 97: Technical Tasks On Polling Day Handed Over To CSO
Government has transferred the authority of the collection of completed ballot papers from the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to the Central Statistics Organization (CSO) and has asked the CSO to oversee the use of technology on election day.
The responsibility for this was transferred last week in an order issued by the Presidential Palace.
IEC officials said they have not spoken to the CSO in this regard but emphasized that they will not accept any delays in the election schedule caused by the introduction of technology and a biometric system.
In this episode of the program, host Massoud Malik discusses the topic with Asadullah Sadati, MP, Kubra Rezaye, deputy spokesman for IEC, Naeem Asgharzada, head of FEFA’s program and Abdullah Ahmadzai, The Asia Foundation's County Representative in Afghanistan.