The Embassy of Egypt in Algeria closed the ballot boxes with red wax, announcing the end of the first day of the elections, and the start of receiving resident citizens starting tomorrow morning (Saturday), on the second day of the voting process.
Members of the Egyptian community residing in Algeria flocked to the headquarters of the Egyptian Embassy in Algiers to cast their votes in the presidential elections that began today for 3 days for Egyptians abroad.
Since the opening of the ballot boxes at nine o'clock this morning, the voting process has witnessed an increasing turnout by citizens residing in Algeria, who confirmed their keenness to participate in this important constitutional entitlement.
The Egyptian Ambassador to Algeria Mokhtar Warida cast his vote in the elections, along with members of the Egyptian diplomatic mission in Algeria.
Four candidates are competing in the elections: presidential candidate Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, Farid Zahran, head of the Egyptian Democratic Party, presidential candidate Abdel-Sanad Yamama, head of the Wafd Party, and presidential candidate Hazem Omar, head of the Republican People’s Party.