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Electoral body, Partners hold meeting to discuss state of 2020 election preparedness.

Electoral body, Partners hold meeting to discuss state of 2020 election preparedness.

The National Independent Electoral Commission held a round table meeting with International partners who offer support to the electoral body in Mogadishu on 15th April.  The meeting was meant to take stock of the state of election preparations as the commission gears to hold the 2020 general elections.

The electoral body’s chair Ms. Halima Ismail, who chaired the meeting gave an update of the commission’s achievements in the past three months. She also shared with the panel the electoral body’s 2019 operation work plan.

The chair emphasised on the need to have most work completed this year, stressing to be a more crucial year for the commission to accomplish most of it’s work.

Among other things discussed are civic and voter education programs, voter registration, review of the Political party’s law and enactment of the electoral law.