Overseas Pakistanis allowed to cast vote in elections 2013
Over 4.5 million overseas Pakistanis have been granted the right to vote after President Asif Ali Zardari issued an ordinance.
According to the ordinance, overseas Pakistanis would have to get themselves registered with the Pakistani embassy in their respective countries.
The ordinance said that polling stations would be set up within the premises of Pakistani embassies in foreign countries.
National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) Chairman Tariq Malik said all those overseas Pakistanis who hold a Nicop identity card and machine readable passports would be casting their votes in elections.