Bedoui stresses crucial role of voting in future local administration reform

Published on : Thursday, 23 November 2017 16:35   Read : 256 time(s)
Bedoui stresses crucial role of voting in future local administration reform

ALGIERS- Minister of the Interior, Local Authorities and National Planning Noureddine Bedoui called on citizens to vote in the local elections, saying their vote is of paramount importance in the implementation of the future reforms of local administrations. 

"Algerian citizens should perform their electoral duty as their votes are important for the implementation of the future local administrations reforms," Bedoui said just after he voted at the primary school Ahmed-Aroua in Cheraga, Algiers.

"Citizens should contribute to the government's efforts to implement the reforms and address the shortcomings in the management of local administrations."

After he disclosed there are plans to reform the local administration, Bedoui said local elected officials will henceforth get more extended prerogatives and local administration's economic role will be boosted.

The minister of the Interior said the voting turnout has substantially risen compared with the legislative elections of May 4.

The voting turnout reached 6.80% at about 11:00 for provincial assemblies and 7.05% for municipal assemblies.

It shows an increase compared to the same hour in 2012 (2.69% for provincial assemblies and 3.08% for municipal assemblies).

Last modified on Thursday, 23 November 2017 19:04
Bedoui stresses crucial role of voting in future local administration reform