Crimean Tatars: Majlis Begins To Prepare For Upcoming Local Elections
Headquarters are established for the holding of elections. Aim is to have elections during the end of October 2010
Below is an article published by Crimean News Agency:
The Majlis of the Crimean Tatar people has established the Central Headquarters on organization and holding elections of the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea (ARC), local councils, village, town and city mayors. This is stated in the decision of the Presidium of the Majlis of the Crimean Tatar people adopted on July 23 [date].
In accordance with the document, the membership of the Headquarters was approved. In particular, it includes the First Deputy Chairman of the Majlis of the Crimean Tatar people, Head of the Central Headquarters on elections Refat Çubar, the Chief of the Majlis Secretariat, Deputy Head of the Central Headquarters Zahir Smedlâ, Deputy Chairman of the Majlis Remzi Ilâs, the Head of the Crimean regional organization of the People’s Movement of Ukraine Leonid Pilunskii, the Head of the Majlis Department on Relations with NGOs and Media Şevket Qaybullah, the Head of the Land Commission of Milli Majlis Zevcet Qurtumer and the Deputy Chairman of the Majlis Ahtem Çiygöz.
It is noted that the Central Election Headquarters will start its work from August 26, 2010.
It should be reminded that election to the Verkhovna Rada of ARC and local councils is scheduled for October 31 this year.