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Posted On: 31 July 2021 09:50 am
Updated On: 31 July 2021 11:25 am

Qatar's Ministry of Interior announces opening of voters registration for citizens to elect Shura Council

Vrinda Abilash
Vrinda Abilash
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The Ministry of Interior (MoI) announced the opening of voters registration process to elect the Shura Council in its first session, in all electoral districts, starting from 1 August 2021, Sunday, and continuing until next 5 August 2021.

The ministry said, in a statement issued today, that in accordance with the provisions of Law No. (6) of 2021, promulgating the Shura Council's Electoral System law and Decree No. 37 of 2021, defining electoral districts and their respective regions, the registration for voters in all electoral districts will open from Sunday, 01/08/2021, and will continue until Thursday, 05/08/2021, from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

In its statement, the ministry called on citizens to register in the voters' lists, indicating the conditions that must be met by the voter, which is that his original nationality must be Qatari, and anyone who acquired Qatari nationality is excluded from the condition of original nationality, provided that his grandfather is Qatari and born in the State of Qatar and that he is fully eligible, not less than 18 years on 22/08/2021, and not have been convicted of a final verdict in a crime involving moral turpitude or dishonesty, unless he has been rehabilitated.

Among the conditions included in the statement, the citizen should initiate the registration application procedures himself through Metrash2 application, or by text message, or by personally attending any of the electoral headquarters, as the ministry specified the data required for registration, which is the personal card number and the mobile number.

The statement of the Ministry of Interior stated that the preliminary lists of voters will be announced on Sunday, 08/08/2021.

Source: QNA
Cover image credit: The Shura Council