Islamabad (August 28, 2018): Chairman NADRA Usman Mubeen on Tuesday said that RTS was working fine on the election day, reports of its failure are not right.
Chairman NADRA while briefing Prime Minister Imran Khan at Prime Minister House today said RTS was not overburdened and was working properly, he can prove with evidence.
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Prime Minister Imran Khan has summoned another meeting after the motive of the NADRA Chairman and asked him to be present along with the relevant documents.
Earlier on August 27, the PPP Senator and chairman Senate committee for interior Rehman Malik claimed in his report that the Result Transmission System was not collapsed but shut down intentionally.
The chairman Senate committee for Interior Rehman Malik, who was tasked to investigate the failure of RTS on the election day, has submitted its report in the upper house, saying that the system was not failed but shutdown and the form 45 were also not given to the polling agents on various polling stations.“We have recommended a committee and technical experts to probe the issue as I also wrote the letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan in this regard,” he stated in his report.
He mentioned that after the further meeting with the other members of the committee volume three will be issued.
“If government form the committee to resolve the issue Senate committee will assist it, however, failure in the formation of committee Senate committee will continue its work,” he clarified.
Earlier on August 25, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) held Nadra responsible for the shutdown of election results software on the polling day, said sources.
According to sources, the party had formed an investigating committee headed by PTI Parliamentary Leader in the Senate Azam Swati to look into the Results Transmission System (RTS) fault.
The committee was also tasked with identifying those responsible and suggest action against them.The Election Commission of Pakistan, which introduced the software for the July 25 elections, faced severe criticism after results were unusually delayed on election day.
Opposition parties have since then called the election rigged and called for a probe into the RTS fault.