Nearly 40 Polling Stations Establish in 29 Countries for Presidential Election

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DUSHANBE,  Today, the Central Commission for Elections and Referenda (CCER) held a regular meeting, where issues relating to the preparations for the presidential election scheduled for October 11 were discussed.

The meeting was presided by CCER Chairman Bakhtiyor Khudoyorzoda and focused on issues relating to approving samples and forms of documents, creating working groups to support the activities of international observers, considering applications and complaints, and verifications of the authenticity of signatures collected in support of nominated presidential candidates.

Additionally, the meeting participants discussed issues relating to the formation of the commission’s press center, approval of the procedure for determining the level of proficiency in the state language of a presidential candidate, and the formation of precinct commissions in foreign countries.

They also reviewed guidebooks on cooperation with civil society, for police officers to ensure the safety of the electoral process and for volunteers in the presidential elections.

By commission’s decision, samples and forms of documents used by lower election commissions for holding presidential elections were approved.

Also, working groups were created from among relevant specialists to ensure the activities of international observers and to verify the authenticity of signatures collected in support of nominated candidates.

Along with this, an independent working group will operate for comprehensive consideration of applications and complaints relating to the electoral process.

The created press center and the adopted instruction on cooperation with civil society will contribute to the openness and publicity of this upcoming political event.

Also, by the commission’s decree, 39 polling stations have been established at the embassies, representations and consulates in 29 countries.

Organizational work for the presidential election in Tajikistan continues.

 

Source: National information agency of Tajikistan