High turnout for Afghanistan landmark election
Eight million people proved to vote in Afghanistan’s landmark presidential election. That’s about 58 percent of the electorate.
Saturday’s election brings the very first democratic transfer of energy in a nation affected by years of turmoil.
The Afghan constitution stops Leader Hamid Karzai from serving another term. But, after 12 years in power, he’s generally likely to keep effect through politicians devoted to him.
Former foreign ministers Abdullah Zalmay Rassoul and Abdullah, and former finance minister Ashraf Ghani were seen as the favourites to achieve success Karzai.
It’ll take six months to count the ballots. That’s due to the country’s tough landscape.
Leading-runners might get into a run-down at the conclusion of May, when there is no overall winner. The procedure would be extended by that in to the sacred month of Ramadan.
Euronews reporter Mustapha Carrier noted: ballot boxes have now been shut and “In Afghanistan, presidential election voting period has finished. Today the actual race since people’s greatest problem can be done fraud.” begins
Polls close in Afghanistan election, counting starts
Afghanistan’s historic presidential election drew into a close on Saturday amid relief that attacks by Taliban fighters were less than terrifying.
The very first-ever democratic transfer of energy will be brought by the election in a nation that’s been affected by turmoil for many years.
It’ll take six months for ballots to be measured. That’s due to the country’s tough landscape.
Both front-runners might get into a run-down at the conclusion of May, when there is no overall winner.