Turkish governing party’s candidates to be announced for local administration elections

Türkiye Materials 26 December 2008 21:24 (UTC +04:00)

Turkey, Ankara, Dec. 26/ corr. Trend / A. Aleskerov/ The candidates from the ruling Justice and Development Party (JDP) to positions of heads of local administrations will be announced next days. The election will be held in March 2009.

The candidates to the local administrations nominated by the ruling party during the spring elections will be announced on Dec. 28, Turkish Prime Minister, Rajab Tayyib Erdogan, said.

Erdogan said that of 46 heads of municipalities, the names of those with whom the JDP intend to continue co-operation will be announced.