ISLAMABAD   -  President Dr Arif Alvi has said the parliament has an important role in supporting Election Commission to hold general elections in a more transparent, free and fair manner. He was talking to Secretary ECP Babar Yaqoob Fateh Muhammad who called on him in here Monday.

President said in democracy, general elections are the biggest activity which requires continuous improvement and learning of lesson from each past experience.

The Secretary Election Commission informed the President that the general elections 2018 were held in free and fair manner.

The President appreciated the efforts of Election Commission of Pakistan to hold recent elections in the best possible manner using all their experience and human resource.

The Secretary Election Commission apprised the President of difficulties and problems faced during the first experience of voting by Overseas Pakistanis.

He also informed the President of their efforts to improve the process of Digital Identification of voters.