Adviser to the Iraqi Prime Minister for Elections Affairs, Hussain Al-Hindawi, confirmed today, Friday, that the polling is picking up a real momentum as the voters are flocking to the polling stations to vote for the parliamentary elections in the country.
Al-Hindawi said – in exclusive statements to (Alsumaria News) channel – “So far we are in the early hours and the polling is picking up a real electoral momentum,” noting that the security measures are very good, and the voting process is going according to what was planned. He expected an increase in the number of voters.
On his part, the Director of the Relations and Information Department in the Iraqi Ministry of Interior, Major General Saad Maan, confirmed that there is a real desire for members of the security forces to participate in the voting process.
Meanwhile, the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, said – in a tweet: “Today our national security forces are casting their votes for the sake of the homeland and for the reform,” expressing his wishes that they would cast their votes transparently and freely.