Azerbaijan, Baku, October 9/Trend, E.Mekhtiyev/
To the present moment, the voting process in the Azerbaijani presidential election is being held at a high level, the member of the German Bundestag and the European Council in 2005-2010, professor Hakki Keskin, observing the election process in Azerbaijan told journalists on Wednesday.
According to Keskin, he visited eight polling stations, and hasn't faced any problems in the voting process yet.
"We must visit three more polling stations. We will participate in the opening of voting boxes in the evening," he said.
Keskin stressed that he also observed the previous elections in Azerbaijan.
"The polling stations which we visited were organized in very beautiful school buildings. There are no such beautiful schools in Germany," he said.
He also said that the interest of females in the politics is observed in Azerbaijan which is a very good indicator. Keskin went on to add that great development is observed in the country.
Country's polling stations opened at 8:00 am and will close at 7:00 pm (local time).
Ten candidates are taking part in the elections including the Chairman of the New Azerbaijan Party, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, the chairman of Umid Party Igbal Aghazadeh, self-nominated candidate MP Zahid Oruj, the chairman of the United Azerbaijan Popular Front Party (UAPFP) MP Gudrat Hasanguliyev, the chairman of the Modern Musavat Party Hafiz Hajiyev, the chairman of the Azerbaijan Social Democratic Party (ASDP) Araz Alizadeh, the chairman of the National Revival Movement Party, MP Faraj Guliyev, the candidate nominated by the initiative group of voters of the 'National Council of Democratic Forces', Jamil Hasanli, the chairman of the Adalat Party, MP Ilyas Ismayilov and the chairman of the Azerbaijan Democratic Party (ADP) Sardar Jalaloglu.
The Central Election Commission of Azerbaijan has registered 5,145,643 voters.
In connection with the presidential elections, the Central Election Commission of Azerbaijan established 5,273 permanent and 219 temporary polling stations.
Web cameras have been installed in 1000 polling stations in 119 constituencies of Azerbaijan. Unlike in previous years, this time the voting process can be monitored via mobile devices such as smartphones.
Totally, 52,000 people are observing the election in Azerbaijan, nearly 1,400 of which are international observers.
Also, the presidential election is being covered by over 70 representatives from over 20 international media outlets.