ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Chairman of the Kazakh Central Election Commission Nurlan Abdirov held a meeting with a group of observers from the CIS Interparliamentary Assembly via videoconferencing, Kazinform cites the press service of the CEC.
During an online meeting, Abdirov familiarized the CIS Interparliamentary Assembly's observers with the main stages of the election campaign for the elections to the Majilis of Parliament to be held under the new legislation.
The CEC Chairman informed the meeting's participants about the results of the party lists' registration, the draw, as well as the registration of candidates for the Majilis elected in single-member constituencies.
For his part, CIS Interparliamentary Assembly Secretary General Dmitry Kobitskiy thanked for the meeting and noted that a group of observers is expected to have at least 50 people, including deputies of parliaments of the CIS countries, officials of the Secretariat of the CIS Interparliamentary Assembly Council, as well as experts with professional knowledge in the field of electoral processes.
He also said that Vagharshak Hakobyan, Deputy Chairman of the Standing Committee on Regional and Eurasian Integration, head of the Armenia-Kazakhstan Parliamentary Group of Friendship was assigned as the coordinator of the group.
As of today, 97 international observers from 11 countries and three international organizations have been accredited.