Today Tajiks Cast Their Ballots in the Presidential Election

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DUSHANBE,  At 6:00, polling stations opened their doors throughout Tajikistan.

Five candidates are running for the presidential post, namely from the Agrarian Party, Socialist Party, People’s Democratic Party, Party of Economic Reforms, and the Communist Party.

More than 3,375 polling stations are now open, and 39 are active abroad, according to the Central Commission for Elections and Referenda of the Republic of Tajikistan (CCER) .

Nearly 5 million Tajik are eligible to vote. The election will be recognized as valid if more than 50 percent of eligible voters cast their ballots.

More than 145 international observers from various international organizations are monitoring the election. In addition, the election will be covered by more than 267 local and foreign media representatives.

Preliminary results will be announced by the CCER within 24 hours of the completion of voting, with final results announced no later than within two weeks.

 

Source: National information agency of Tajikistan