Azerbaijani Prisoners in Dubai to Vote in Presidential Elections
Azerbaijan, Baku, 2 October/ Trend , corr K. Zarbaliyeva/ Azerbaijani prisoners serving their sentences in Dubai will be able to vote in presidential elections in Azerbaijan under the agreement with the management of the prison.
The Presidential elections in Azerbaijan will be held on 15 October. A total of seven candidates will take part in the elections including Ilham Aliyev, chairman of Ruling New Azerbaijan Party, Igbal Agazade, chairman of opposition Umid (Hope) Party, Fazil Gazanfaroglu, chairman of Great Establishment Party, Gudrat Hasanguliyev, chairman of Unified Popular Front Party, Hafiz Hajiyev, chairman of Muasir Musavat Party, Fuad Aliyev, chairman of Liberal Democrat Party and independent candidate Gulamhuseyn Alibayli.
Azerbaijani citizens serving their sentences in Dubai will be granted right to vote, State Committee for Work with Azerbaijanis in Foreign Countries said quoting Azerbaijani Society in Dubai as saying.
It was stated in the meeting on preparations for presidential elections held by Azerbaijani Society in Dubai Emirate of UAE that Azerbaijani citizens living, working and studying in UAE will vote for Ilham Aliyev, candidate from the ruling party.
There are about 1,000 Azerbaijanis in Dubai. The number of Azerbaijani prisoners in Dubai is not reported.
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