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Saturday, May 13, 2023 02:02 PM
Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Cheikh Al-Ghazwani said that the Mauritanian elections today are taking place in an atmosphere of calm and responsibility. .
President Ghazouani added, in a statement to reporters today, Saturday, after casting his vote in Office No. 1 of the Higher School of Education in Nouakchott, that the electoral campaign took place in an atmosphere of discipline and responsibility without any behavior that affects peace, and this is evidence of the level of awareness among the people and politicians and the consolidation of democracy..
President Ghazwani confirmed that the government increased the allocations for advertising campaigns and disbursed them before the start of the campaign, adding that politicians presented their programs during the past two weeks and said their word, and today the people say their word through the ballot boxes. .
The 4,728 polling stations across the country opened their doors at seven in the morning, Saturday, in Mauritania, marking the start of polling operations to elect a parliament of 176 deputies, 237 municipal councils of 4,500 advisors, and thirteen regional councils..
Twenty-five political parties are competing for the votes of one million and seven out of ten voters in an election that witnessed the participation of more than 33,000 candidates, including ten thousand women..