President Thaçi received the President of CEC, they consult each other to organize elections in Drenas

Tuesday, November 01, 2016 - The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Hashim Thaçi, after receiving the notification from the Ministry of Local Government Administration on the completion of the mandate of the Mayor of Drenas, has started consultations on setting the date of the extraordinary elections for Mayor of this municipality.

The President has received today the President of the Central Election Commission, Valdete Daka, whereas during the coming days he will invite the representatives of the political parties for consultations.

At this meeting, President Thaçi and President Daka have also discussed about initiating the electoral reforms.

“The date of the elections will be set in accordance with the legal terms and after consultation with the representatives of the political parties”, said President Thaçi.

Whereas, the President of the Central Election Commission, Valdete Daka, said that after the announcement of the elections by the President, within the legal deadline the CEC is also ready to technically organize the elections for mayor in Drenas.

“In accordance with my constitutional and legal powers, during the following days I shall also invite the political parties for consultations”, said President Thaçi.

The extraordinary local elections for Mayor of Drenas shall be held not earlier than thirty (30) days and no later than forty-five (45) days after the resignation of the current Mayor of Drenas.