Presidential polls in Tajikistan declared valid
(Itar-Tass) --The presidential polls held in Tajikistan on Monday have been recognized valid, the Central Election Commission said. By 11. 00 a. m. Moscow time the turnout was 65. 3 percent with 56. 4 percent reported in Dushanbe.
Under the Election Law, the election is considered valid if more than half of voters put on voting lists take part, reports Trend.
Five candidates are running for Tajik presidency, including incumbent President Emomali Rakhmonov. No candidates from the political opposition were nominated.