Kuwaiti voters began on Saturday morning casting ballots in unprecedented parliamentary elections held amidst health precautions due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Voters are electing 50 representatives out of hundreds of male and female candidates who will represent five constituencies, 10 each.
The electoral commission designated five separate polling stations in each of the five constituencies designed for Covid-19 patients under quarantine, and who can take temporary permit to be able to go vote, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported.
Voting began at 8:00 a.m. and will proceed until 8:00 p.m. local time.
The health precautions during the voting process includes limited groups' gathering outside and inside the polling stations, wearing masks, sterilizing hands and wearing gloves. (QNA)
LEAVE A COMMENT Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked*
Miners seek gold under the desert sands after Egypt changes rules
UAE suspends flights from India as Covid-19 cases spike
Oman to suspend travel from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh – state TV
Iran sees progress on reviving deal but US, EU say work needed
Iran always welcomes dialogue with Riyadh: foreign ministry
Four Palestinians injured in clashes in Jerusalem
Syria to hold presidential election on May 26
11 dead, almost 100 injured in Egypt train accident
Saudi Arabia, Iran held talks to ease tensions, say sources