12,557 New Registrations for CMC Election 2015
The supervising committee for the fifth Central Municipal Council Election has urged all citizens to register their names in voter list as soon as possible before the end of period of registration on Thursday, 22/1/2015. It also pointed out to the contribution of all citizens to ensure this democratic path which allows everyone to express their right to select the members of the Central Municipal Council.
A total of 12557 citizens (7061 males and 5496 females) registered in the voter list and through Metrash2 from the beginning of registration period which started on 11/1/2015 until the closure of all constituencies headquarters on 19/1/2015 at 7 pm. The headquarters of the 29 constituencies at various parts of the country continued to receive voters who completed 18 years on 5/2/2015 or those who have completed 15 years after getting the Qatari nationality, from 4 pm until 7 pm on 14/1/2015. The voters who took part in the previous elections also can register in the list because of the changes made in some constituencies areas. The registration can be done also through Metrash2 service.
All Qatari citizens of Qatari origin and those completed 15 years after obtaining Qatari citizenship and should not have been convicted in a crime involving moral turpitude or dishonesty unless he has been rehabilitated, and be an actual resident of the constituency where he register, and should not be employed in the armed forces or the police. The applicant shall complete 18 years on February 5, 2015.
The supervising committee has advised the applicants to obtain one form meant for the registration in voter list from constituency headquarters or fill it through Metrash 2 service. Later, the applicant will handover it to the committee of the constituency and will get a receipt from there.
All headquarters of the electoral constituencies received a large number of citizens both from the male and female who comply with the electoral rules and regulations for registering their names in voters list, especially because the closing of registration on Thursday, 22/1/2015 is very near.
The officials and a number of citizens at various constituencies revealed that the registration process for voters list is going in full swing and the supervising committee is following all process continuously as well as they hailed the work of voters registration through “Metrash 2” service.