Winners of a tender announced by the U.S. government on holding Exit Polls during the forthcoming parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan, should be defined till August 2005, Reno Harhish, the U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan, stated in a seminar organized by the USAID in Baku on Friday .
The Ambassador reminded that he was the first who initiated the application of the вЂ�Exit PollвЂ™ experience in Azerbaijan. The world leading companies specialized in holding inquiries made appeals for the tender, he added
В"The tender should be completed as soon as possible,вЂќ Harnish underlined, noting that this step would enable to ensure the transparency of voting process.
The U.S. diplomat appreciated Azerbaijani PresidentвЂ™s position on the issue. вЂњThe Azerbaijani President has repeatedly voiced his interests in holding democratic elections in the country, which assumes great importance,вЂќ Harnish underlined.