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Thursday, April 25, 2024

Saudi Arabia Advises Citizens To Stay Away From Polls In Istanbul

Report from Istanbul says, Saudi Arabia’s Consulate in that country has advised Citizens to stay away from polling centers for the Presidential and Parliamentary elections scheduled to take place on Sunday.

According to Saudi Gazette, the Consulate stressed on the importance of carrying the original identification papers when going out.

The consulate also advised Citizens to avoid crowded places.

It called on the Citizens to communicate with the Diplomatic Mission in emergency cases through phone numbers and e-mail.

More than 64.1 million voters will cast votes in Turkey and abroad.

Around 4.9 million will vote for the first time in the country.

Voters will be able to cast their ballots with one of the official documents having their identity number.

Voters will choose between President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is seeking reelection, main opposition candidate Kemal Kilicdaroglu, and Sinan Ogan.

Muharrem Ince, another Presidential contender, withdrew from the race on Thursday.



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