Zhanaozen ready for holding elections – CEC Chairman

January 13. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Damir Baimanov

Zhanaozen ready for holding elections - CEC ChairmanThe town of Zhanaozen, Mangystau region, is ready for holding early elections of deputies to the Majilis and regular – to the local maslikhats.

Chairman of the Central Election Commission Kuandyk Turgankulov has announced it at a meeting with the SCO observation mission.

“Today the town of Zhanaozen, Mangystau region, is almost ready for holding elections of deputies to the Majilis. It has all the necessary documentation. Polling stations are fully equipped technically. Voters’ lists are prepared and submitted to the local polling stations,” the CEC Chairman informed.

According to him, the commandant’s office of Zhanaozen and election commission provide presence of the accredited international observers, domestic and foreign mass media without any restrictions.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2432719

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262 short-term CIS observers to monitor elections in Kazakhstan

January 13. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Serik Sabekov

262 short-term observers from the Mission of the CIS Executive Committee will monitor the elections in Kazakhstan.

Head of the Mission of the CIS Executive Committee Vladimir Garkun has said following the results of a meeting with Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerzhan Kazykhanov.

“We continue a long-term work, and just now our short-term observers, 262 people, are coming,” V.Garkun said.

The Head of the Mission of the CIS Executive Committee outlined that they expect to visit all regions of the country and give an objective estimation to the elections.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2432733

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