Tajikistan holds presidential election

Tajikistan holds presidential election

The presidential election in Tajikistan was recognized as valid. According to the Central Electoral Commission (CEC) of the country, the voter turnout was more than 70 percent. Emomali Rahmon is the main candidate for the presidency of the country. The current head of state is running for a new seven-year term. He won all the past elections. He faces four candidates, including those from the Communist Party and the Party of Economic Reforms of Tajikistan. Today the CEC will announce the preliminary results of the voting. The final results of the elections will be announced within 10 days.

“I voted for the growth of the well-being of the people of Tajikistan, as well as for the good conditions for our migrants abroad and for the future of the country. This is what I expect from the President,” said one of the voters.

“I am for stability. That’s why I voted for Emomali Rahmon, because he showed that he can maintain order even during chaos,” said another voter.

 

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