First phase of Shura Council polls begins
August 02 2021 12:24 AM
Shura Council
Shura Council

The first phase of the electoral process for the Shura Council elections in its first session kicked off Sunday as voter registration applications were submitted in 30 electoral districts in various regions of the country. The first phase will continue until Thursday.
The electoral districts defined by the Ministry of Interior opened its doors for the citizens from 4pm to 8pm to register their names in the voter registration lists. The Ministry also allowed the registration via text message and the Metrash2 app.
The preliminary lists of voters are scheduled to be announce on August 8.
In a statement on Saturday, the Ministry of Interior announced the start of the voter registration process for the Shura Council elections in all electoral districts as of today until Thursday.
The Ministry defined the conditions that the voter must meet, explaining that "his original nationality must be Qatari, and anyone who acquired Qatari nationality is excluded from the condition of original nationality, provided that his grandfather is Qatari and born in Qatar and that he is fully eligible, not less than 18 years on 22/08/2021, and not have been convicted of a final verdict in a crime involving moral turpitude or dishonesty, unless he has been rehabilitated."
A citizen should initiate the registration application procedures himself through the Metrash2 app, or by text message, or by personally attending any of the electoral headquarters. According to the MoI, the data required for registration is the personal card number and the mobile number of the voter. (QNA)


QNA 1925 GMT 2021/08/01

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