3 candidates of the Consultative Council, uniting pro-governmental parties, withdrew their candidacy in the 13 May 2006 parliamentary elections in favor of single candidates from leading New Azerbaijan Party (NAP), Trend reports quoting Mammad Alizade, the chair of the Counsultative Council.
He noted that the Consultative Council had made a decision in support to single candidates of NAP. The candidates in the Gadabay, Sumgayit-Absheron and Binagadi constituencies have already been withdrawn in favor of single candidates from NAP, Alizade stressed.
He also said that election headquarters of the Consultative Council supported the election campaign of single candidates of the ruling party. The Consulatative Counsil will hold scientific and practical conferences on the birthday of national leader Heydar Aliyev in May, Alizade underlined.