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Preparations for parliamentary elections in Australia wrap up

Preparations in Australia have been completed for the voting of the Lebanese expatriates, and the number of people registered reached 20661 Lebanon, news ,lbci ,أخبار Lebanon, Australia,Elections,Preparations in Australia have been completed for the voting of the Lebanese expatriates, and the number of people registered reached 20661
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Preparations for parliamentary elections in Australia wrap up
Lebanon News

Preparations in Australia have been completed for the voting of the Lebanese expatriates, and the number of people registered reached 20661. The diplomatic missions announced their full readiness to conduct the electoral process successfully.

 

In Sydney, about 16,200 voters are will take part in the voting process, and will be distributed among 9 centers that were approved in the last elections in 2018.

 

Consul General for Lebanon in Sydney Charbel Macaron told the National News Agency, "We are fully prepared to complete the voting process on Sunday May 8, from seven in the morning until ten at night," calling for a positive atmosphere to complete the voting process successfully, "because our main goal is to complete it, with full transparency and in a true democratic atmosphere."

 

Canberra

 

Lebanese ambassador to Canberra Milad Raad announced on Saturday that preparations had been completed for the expatriate voting process in Australia without any obstacles.

 

He stressed that the diplomatic mission in Australia is at the same distance from everyone, and that the embassy and consulates are working hard to make the voting process successful despite the limited human and logistical capabilities.

 

In a telephone conversation with the Director of the Agency's Media Office in Australia, he stressed the "importance of spreading the positive atmosphere related to the elections after the media hype that arose over the issue of distributing polling stations in a way that put members of the same family in polling stations far from one another," explaining that The Ministry of Interior and Municipalities, which oversees the election process and organization, decided this year to distribute the electors to polling stations according to the postal code of their area of residence in Australia to facilitate the matter for them. This was a procedural matter that did not include any bad faith and did not aim to obstruct at all, while in the year 2018, the distribution of voters was approved on the basis of the judiciary to which they belong in Lebanon.

 

Victoria and Melbourne

 

In turn, the Lebanese Consul General in Victoria Ziad Itani announced the complete readiness to complete the electoral process.

 

He said: "The general consulate in the state is ready to complete the voting process for the Lebanese in Melbourne, who number about 3,400 people who registered for the elections," stressing that "there are no obstacles facing them and the elections will take place in one center.”

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