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EC forms national committee for upcoming elections

Nafaahath Ibrahim
15 May 2018, MVT 00:34
Members of the Election Commission. PHOTO/MIHAARU
Nafaahath Ibrahim
15 May 2018, MVT 00:34

A national committee was put together by the Elections Commission (EC) on Monday to provide counsel during the upcoming presidential elections.

EC member Ahmed Akram said that the 17-member committee will hold its first meeting on Tuesday. He added that there will be discussions regarding the preparations for the elections.

The committee comprises of members from six political parties and one member representing 10 state institutions.

The committee was formed under the Elections General Act in order to advise the commission on election proceedings.