Candidates can file request for power of attorney & waiver by Sept 23, says MoI Sep 17, 2021 0 0 12345 QNADohaShura Council candidates wishing to waive the nomination must submit the application in writing in the form prepared for this purpose and hand it over to the Elections Department at its headquarters in the Ain Khaled in preparation for its approval by the Chairman of the Nomination Committee.On Thursday, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) issued a statement regarding waiver, power of attorney and electoral silence for the Shura Council election candidates, within the framework of completing the executive work for the elections scheduled for next October 2.Regarding the power of attorney, the statement clarified that the candidates can authorise one of the voters in his constituency to enter the election hall and follow the progress of the electoral process. They can submit a request for power of attorney to the elections administration by filling up the form prepared for this purpose. The ministry statement announced that the last date for submitting requests for power of attorney and waiver is Thursday, September 23.The statement also indicated that Friday, October 1, 2021, is the day of electoral silence. No electoral campaigning in any forms will be permitted on the day of the silence.A total of 284 candidates, including 28 women, for thirty electoral districts are expected to run for the Shura Council elections scheduled for October 2.Candidates can start campaigns now in accordance with the legally established rules and regulations. The campaigns will end 24 hours before the start of the polling process.The Ministry of Interior, in coordination with the Ministry of Culture and Sports, has allocated a number of gymnasiums and youth centres to hold seminars and present electoral programmes by the candidates. A candidate also has the right to hold a seminar in a hotel at his personal expense after notifying the Supervisory Committee. RELATED ARTICLES Amir to deliver speech at 76th session of UN on Sept 21 Sep 17, 2021 0 0 Qatar Tourism partners with hospitality sector to offer special hotel packages during Shop Qatar Sep 17, 2021 0 0 Qatar affirms strong stance against coercive measures Sep 17, 2021 0 0 Customs foils bid to smuggle 81kg of hashish into Qatar Tribune News Network Doha The Maritime Customs Department at Al Ruwais foiled an attempt to smuggle a huge amount of hashish into the country. The customs seized 81 kilograms of hashish from a shipment of vegetables. In a .. Amir condoles with Saudi king QNA Doha His Highness the Amir of State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has sent a cable of condolences to King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques on the death .. Qatar, Mali sign pact to support children’s access to education QNA Doha Qatar, represented by the Qatar Fund For Development (QFFD), and the Republic of Mali represented in the Ministry of Economy and Finance, signed a loan agreement to support the implementation of the PACETEM .. Ooredoo, CK Hutchison agree on $6 bn merger of Indonesian units Ooredoo Group and CK Hutchison Holdings Limited on Thursday announced the signing of definitive transaction agreements worth $6 billion for the proposed merger of their respective telecommunications businesses in ..