Anti-rigging Zambia limited has maintained that it is possible for the country to print ballot papers for the forthcoming elections locally.
Anti-rigging Zambia board member Mwenya Chama says it is good that the Professional Printers Association of Zambia has responded to the queries raised by his organization and that it has indicated that Government Printers has the machinery to print ballot papers.
He added that government needed to puts up a security system at Government Printers becaus the money that will be spent on printing ballot papers in South Africa could have been injected into the local economy.
Mr. Chama questioned why Zambia after more four decades of independence should be printing its ballot papers in a foreign country adding that this raises a lot of suspicions among the Zambians.
But government and The Electoral Commission of Zambia have maintained that the ballot papers will be printed by South Africa%u2019s universal printers.
[ QFM ]