Printing of "most expensive" ballot papers for general elections begins

08:44 PM | 1 Jul, 2018
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LAHORE - The process of printing ballot papers for general elections 2018 started on Sunday.

Each ballot paper will cost around Rs10 to print. There are over 210 million ballot papers being printed, making it the most expensive ballot paper printing process in the country's history with a total estimated cost of over Rs2.1 billion.

The printing of ballot papers has begun at the country-wide printing presses of three printing companies, as per the amended ECP schedule, under army supervision. The army had already been deployed to printing facilities in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad by June 25.

The printing work will be done under the supervision of army in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad.