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Electoral commission says 296 billion IQD are needed to hold elections

Electoral commission says 296 billion IQD are needed for elections

The electoral commission needs 296 billion IQD, to be able to hold the elections on schedule next May, Head of Independent Electoral Commission, Maan Abdul Hantoush said on Thursday.

The Commission will receive the amount during this month, he added.

The Commission will set a schedule of logistics operations and create the security conditions for the date set by the Council of Ministers in may according to the agreement, he further said.

He revealed that the Commission recently held several meetings with firm companies to introduce electronic devices to polling stations.

"We have done what we can, but we are waiting for financial allocations to complete the legal procedures for the electoral process.", Maan concluded.

Last Modified: Thursday، 04 January 2018 07:06 PM