64545
Presidential Polling Planned in 104 Countries
National

Iran Presidential Polling Planned in 104 Countries

Iranian expatriates in 104 countries will have the opportunity to vote in the country's 12th presidential election simultaneously with the polls at home, authorities said.

Iran's Interior Ministry plans to set up 304 polling stations in 104 countries to allow Iranian nationals to cast their ballots in the upcoming presidential election, secretary of the Election Headquarters, Ali Pourali Motlaq, said at a press conference on Monday, Tasnim News Agency reported.

Pointing to a 12% rise in the number of polling stations abroad in comparison with the previous presidential election, the official said Iranian expatriates will be allowed to vote with their passports.

As regards the polls at home, Motlaq said 63,429 polling stations will be set up across the country with more than 1,150,000 people involved as organizers.

According to the official, the highest number of stations will be set up in the provinces of Tehran, Khorasan Razavi and Mazandaran, respectively.

Each of the ballot boxes will be guarded by two or three forces, he added, noting that the total number of ballot boxes across the country will exceed 130,000. The presidential election will be held this Friday.

Motlaq said the fifth city and village councils elections, scheduled concurrently with the presidential poll, will be held electronically in 141 cities.

Short URL : https://goo.gl/PGUk3c
  1. https://goo.gl/jOZHYZ
  • https://goo.gl/smkvQm
  • https://goo.gl/viixZg
  • https://goo.gl/8eVvK3
  • https://goo.gl/FdJuYI

You can also read ...

EU Needs to Create Suitable Conditions for Its Companies in Iran
A senior diplomat said Monday it is up to European governments...
Pompeo Threatens Iran Again
The United States will increase the financial pressure on Iran...
Aid to Taliban in Afghanistan Denied
Iran’s ambassador to Afghanistan has denied charges that it...
Tehran rejected anonymous diplomatic sources as saying the EU has offered new packages of incentives to Iran in return for clinching a new nuclear deal.
Tehran says the current negotiations with the EU over the 2015...
President Says Nation Unyielding to US Threats
President Hassan Rouhani highlighted his administration’s...
Moqtada al-Sadr (R) meets with Hadi al-Amiri, leader of  the Al-Fatih bloc, on May 20. 
Iran recognizes and respects the vote of the Iraqi people in...
Palestinian Resistance  Will Impel US to Rethink Embassy Move
The resistance put up by the Palestinian nation will soon...

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints

Trending

Googleplus