ISLAMABAD: For ensuring the safety of ballot papers, the introduction of a photographed voters' list was announced by Chief Election Commissioner Fakhruddin G Ibrahim on Monday.
The list of voters will carry the same photograph as that on a person's Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC).
A separate column has also been added to register voters' thumb impression, he added.
3000 sensitive polling stations out of a total of 73000 will be monitored while 500 stations will be monitored through video.
To ensure the impartial reporting of elections, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued the Code of Conduct for Media, decided upon in a meeting between media representatives and ECP officials, he said.
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