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Provincial, municipal election expected to be held in March

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AMMAN  — Independent Election Commission (IEC) spokesperson Jihad Al-Momani on Saturday said that its Board of Commissioners will hold a meeting this week to set the dates for provincial and municipal council elections, and Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) election, according to Jo24 website.اضافة اعلان

Momani said that according to the Local Administration Law, the commission has four months during which to prepare for elections, expected to be held in March 2022.

The commission is currently preparing committees and inspecting voting centers, training trainers who will later train the committee members on the elections mechanism stipulate in the recently drafted elections law.

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Bisher Al-Khasawneh said provincial and municipal council elections will be held in accordance with the provisions of Article 35 of the Local Administration Law No. 22 of 2021.

The Cabinet said the GAM council election will be held in accordance with the provisions of Article 6 of the GAM Law No. 18 of 2021.

The prime minister sent a letter to the Independent Election Commission, asking it to take the measures needed to holding elections, based on the provisions of the two related laws.

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