Press Release: Election Observation of the Media Representatives in the context of the Presidential Election on 23rd September 2018

01st July 2018, 12:00 Press Releases
 

Election Observation of the Media Representatives in the context of the Presidential Election on 23rd September 2018

Invitation to Media Representatives to Monitor the Presidential Election 2018

Elections Commission of the Maldives has declared the Election Day for the Presidential Election 2018 to be 23rd of September 2018 (Sunday) and we are opening the media representatives to participate in monitoring this election.

The purpose is to create the opportunity for the media to observe and monitor the Elections Commission’s compliance with the Presidential Election Act and Regulation as well as international best practices, procedures, protocols, and methods applied by the Commission on the day of the Election.

Elections Commission believes that this will determine a free fair and inclusive election. It is our objective, that the presence of international media will determine the clarity of this election.

Therefore, interested parties are advised to download the application forms via Elections Commission website http://elections.gov.mv, and submit the applications to info@elections.gov.mv. The deadline for the submission is 14th August 2018.

Looking forward to a fruitful engagement with  the International Media Representatives in achieving free and fair, transparent Election

Elections Commission of Maldives

26 June 2018