Turkmens hit polls in parliamentary elections
ASHGABAT – Anadolu Agency
Citizens of Turkmenistan are set to hit the polls on March 25, the country’s election body said.
In a statement, the Turkmen Central Election Commission said voting in the parliamentary election will begin at 7 a.m. local time (0200GMT) and end at 7 p.m. (1400GMT).
A total of 284 candidates have been nominated for the 125-seat parliament.
Turkmen citizens living abroad will be able to cast their vote at their diplomatic missions.
Apart from parliamentary elections, local authorities will be also elected during the voting process.
The election will be monitored by representatives of international organizations such as the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).