Tajikistan’s President casts vote in elections
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 6
By Victoria Zhavoronkova - Trend: Tajikistan's President Emomali Rahmon casted a vote at presidential elections, Avesta.tj reported on Nov. 6.
He voted at 15th polling station of the country's capital.
The presidential election voting started in Tajikistan on Wednesday. The polling stations will be open from 6:00 until 20:00 local time (from 5:00 until 19:00 Baku time)
Around 4 million and 35,000 citizens of Tajikistan have the right to vote. The voting will take place at 3,158 polling stations in the country and at 61 polling stations outside the country.
About six contenders have been registered as presidential candidates. The republic's current president Emomali Rahmon is among the presidential candidates.
The other presidential candidates are Secretary of the Communist Party, MP Ismoil Talbakov, chairman of the Democratic Party Saidjafar Ismonov, chairman of the Socialist Party Abduhalim Gafforov, a representative of the Agrarian Party Tolibbek Bukhoriev and chairman of the Party of Economic Reform Olimjon Boboev.