NELLI (Pajhwok): Some officials in central Daikundi province on Saturday said that malfunctioning of the biometric devices, unfamiliarity with the system and lack of ballot papers may deprived many residents from casting their vote and the issue needed to the resolved promptly.
Abdul Qadir Haidari, the district administrative chief of Meramour district, told Pajhwok Afghan News of the names of 400 voters out of total 900 did not existed in the voter list.
He said the problems existed in the voting polling stations of Tagab School, Hussinaia Qonqur and Hussinia Zagh Murda seriously.
He added in some areas the biometric system has not been working properly and added the process had been made more complicated the process instead of making it simple.
Yauqub Shafaq, the administrative chief of Shahrestan district, said the voting process began in the  Ghaf polling centre three hours late because staff-member were not familiar with the use of biometric system.
Sher Jan Mohammadi, the administrative chief of Eshtarli district, said all the polling stations in the district are active but in some women polling stations the biometric system is not functioning and the names of some people who had registered had been missing.
Syed Mohammad Refat, the administrative chief of Kajran, district said the voting process in some areas of the district began late and the biometric devices remained dysfunctional.

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