Embassy of Egypt in Kuwait: Upper Egypt's citizens participated in large numbers in the Gerga district elections

Tuesday 9 January 2018
12:00 PM
The Egyptian Embassy in the sisterly State of Kuwait organized the supplementary elections to elect one member of the House of Representatives for the Gerga district in Sohag Governorate. The first round took place on December 15 and 16, 2017. The second round was held on January 5 and 6, 2018 for the district residents who are currently residing in sisterly Kuwait. 
The two rounds witnessed a strong turnout of voters that made the electoral commission at the Embassy in Kuwait the leading electoral commission for Egyptians-abroad votes.
The Embassy Commends the voters’ enthusiasm and their keenness to participate in the electoral process in a civilized display, which also reflects the citizens' awareness of their political rights and their interest in contributing to shaping their future and choosing their representatives at the Egyptian Parliament. Further, the Embassy believes that such enthusiasm will be present for the upcoming electoral merits, mainly the presidential elections  scheduled in March 2018, for the benefit and welfare of our beloved country Egypt.