The President decides that the local elections will be held on the 22nd of October

Prishtina, June 21, 2017 - The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Hashim Thaçi, has scheduled the date October 22, 2017 for the holding of the local elections.

Pursuant to Article 4 of Law No. 03/L-072 on the Local Elections, Article 6 of Law No. 03/L-094 on the President of the Republic of Kosovo, after consultation with the political parties, President Thaçi has taken the decision that the elections for the local self-government bodies will be held on October 22, 2017.

The President has instructed the Central Election Commission to undertake all the necessary actions for the organization and holding of the local elections, in accordance with his decision and the legislation in force.