Azerbaijan, Baku, August 16 /Trend E. Mehtiev /
Azerbaijan's ruling New Azerbaijan Party is completing the collection of signatures in support of the candidacy of party chairman, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.
The signature collection from 125 districts is being completed in 84 regional and city organizations of the New Azerbaijan Party, the party's deputy executive secretary Siyavush Novruzov told Trend on Friday.
"The New Azerbaijan Party's election headquarters received some 37,800 signatures today till about 12:00. The signatures are being checked by the expert group. A little number of signature sheets remains, they are sent from distant areas, including the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. We can say that by the end of the day the New Azerbaijan Party will complete the collection of signatures in support of its presidential candidate," the party's deputy executive secretary said.
Novruzov noted that, these signatures will be recorded in accordance with the requirements of the law.
"According to the law, the signatures must be submitted minimally 50 days before the election, and maximally 30 days before the election. We will submit signatures to the Central Election Commission 50 days before the election, that is, on August 20," Novruzov added.
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