Presidential elections started in Turkmenistan
12 March
Presidential elections started in Turkmenistan

Polling stations for voting in the extraordinary presidential elections started work from 7 a.m. in Turkmenistan today.

In total, 2577 polling stations have been established in the country. For the safety of citizens there have been taken sanitary and preventive measures, more than 300 sites are equipped with innovative disinfection devices.

Citizens of the capital, velayats and etraps vote at their place of residence and have previously received an invitation to the elections, a personal number, and also voting instructions for the voter.

2726 national observers and a mission of observers from the CIS have already started the elections monitoring.

Performances of popular singers, bahshi-musicians and creative groups are organized at all polling stations.

Voting will last till 19:00.

Let us remind you, that in total nine candidates for the presidency of Turkmenistan are registered with the Central Election Commission. Three political parties nominated their candidates. By the initiative groups of citizens were nominated six candidates.