Syrians will elect village chief in container city

Residents of container city in Kilis will choose their village chief on January 17.

Syrians will elect village chief in container city

World Bulletin / News Desk

14 thousand Syrians will live the excitement of their first election away from their homes by electing village chiefs in the container city in Kilis.

17 candidates of which 3 are women will compete in the elections for the positions of 6 village chiefs on January 17.

A president, a person responsible of the electoral roll, translator, police officer and a ballot box representative selected by the village chief candidates will be present during the voting process.

The candidates can make their propaganda during the term of the campaign in the areas reserved.

El-Haci, a Syrian residing in the tent city, thanked the authorities who provided them with the right to vote and said,

"We will conduct a free election here for the first time. We haven't seen a democratic election in Syria."



Güncelleme Tarihi: 10 Ocak 2013, 10:54