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The Chairperson of the councilof representatives and his deputies discuss the preparations of IHEC for the elections with the Chairman and members of the Board of Commissioners

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The Chairperson of the council of Representatives Dr. Salim Al-Jubouri and his deputies, Dr. Hommam Hamoudi and  Aram Al-Sheikh Mohammed, discussed preparations for the parliamentary elections with the Chairman and members of (BOC ) and the chief of (CEO) in the IHEC  on Wednesday 14/3/2018 at IHEC headquarters. The chairperson of (BOC), Mr. Maen Al-Hitawi, welcomed the visiting delegation, thanking them for this visit to clarify the latest developments and preparations that the IHEC is working on, the timetable for holding the elections and the challenges that may face the work of the IHEC. For his part, the chairperson of the council of representatives ensure the support of council of representatives to  IHEC in order to overcome the obstacles and be with it , ensuring his efforts, specifically in the electronic technical side and the use of electronic counting and sorting device in the upcoming parliamentary electionsDuring the meeting, the chief of  electoral officer , Dr. Riyad al-Badran, reviewed the timetable for holding the elections and the mechanism of distributing electronic cards to voters in all governorates of Iraq, stressing the plans set by the IHEC  for the elections of Iraqis residing abroad and determining the date of distribution cards to voters in Nineveh, indicating that the IHEC will work in Consideration  the fears and questions raised by the electoral process partners, including political parties. After that, the guests went with the chairperson and members of the Board of Commissioners to conduct a simulation on the electronic counting and sorting device and the mechanism of voting and how the device is work. It is mentioned that the IHEC receives daily many guests from officials in the state and international organizations and civil society organizations and ambassadors in preparation for the next parliamentary elections in 12/5/2018.

 

 

 

                                                                                   Translated by:Yasmeen Najim