ELECTION COMMISSION OF PAKISTAN
ECP INAUGURATES SMS FACILITY TOMORROW
Islamabad, the 28th February 2012.- The Election Commission of
Pakistan (ECP) is launching the World’s biggest voters’ Short Message
Service (SMS) of 85 million voters throughout the country on 29th
February 2012 at 11:00 AM. The ceremony will be held in the ECP’s
By using this service, the eligible voters would be able to send
Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) number on 8300 and in
response, the voter would get the voting details like CNIC No.,
Electoral Area name, Block Code, Tehsil/District and Serial Number.
In order to protect the privacy of a voter, the name, parentage and
home address would not be shown in the SMS.
This hi-tech technology has got various advantages like voter could
get all the information regarding his/her vote within seconds. This
service would minimize the possibility of errors in the Final
Electoral Rolls. Apart from the display centres, this service could be
considered as Virtual Display Centres where the voters sitting
anywhere in the country, be able to check his/her vote’s detail.
Now it is the duty of every responsible citizen/eligible voter to use
this state-of-the-art mobile technology by verifying his/her voting
information to ensure credible, transparent and error-free Electoral