Azerbaijan, Baku, August 10 / Trend /
At the Saturday meeting of the Central Election Commission of Azerbaijan, the candidacy of Ilham Heydar oglu Aliyev for participation in the upcoming presidential election was approved.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev will participate in the upcoming presidential elections, representing the ruling New Azerbaijan Party, where he is the chairman.
The authorized representatives of the New Azerbaijan Party - Deputy Chairman - Executive Secretary of the New Azerbaijan Party Ali Ahmadov, Deputies of the Executive Secretary Mubariz Gurbanli and Siyavush Novruzov were also registered.
It should be noted that earlier, the documents of six candidates were presented to the Central Election Commission.
These candidates include: candidate of the ruling New Azerbaijan Party - Chairman of the party, the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, the candidate of Azadlig party - party's chairman Ahmed Oruj, the candidate from Citizen and Development Party, the party's chairman Ali Aliyev, Azerbaijan Liberal Party chairman Fuad Aliyev, lawyer Ilgar Mammadov (Altay), who put forward his candidacy on his own initiative and the chairman of Umid party, Igbal Aghazade.
Azerbaijani citizens who have the voting right (active or passive), initiative group of voters, political parties, blocks of political parties have the right to nominate the candidacy for participation in the presidential elections.
Earlier, the CEC decided to hold presidential election on October 9. Previous presidential elections were held on October 15, 2008.
The presidential elections in Azerbaijan are held every five years.
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