In Sukhumi, Information Center of Central Election Commission of Abkhazia was opened
On the eve, in Sukhum, Information Center of the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Abkhazia "Election of the President 2011" began its work.
"The organization of the Information Center is one of the polling information technology to ensure the implementation of electoral rights of citizens of the Republic of Abkhazia, informing of citizens, representatives of national and foreign media on the election of the president of the RA in accordance with the Constitution and electoral laws of RA by the RA Central Electoral Commission" - was said at the opening ceremony of the Information by Director of the Information Agency "Apsnipress" Manana Gurgulia. She explained that the main function of the center is information support of the progress and preliminary results of the vote, as well as presentation of results of presidential elections.
In turn, as the head of the Abkhaz CEC Batal Tabagua explained at the presentation of the center, the CEC had held all the necessary preparations for the elections. In Abkhazia, 172 polling stations were established in 35 districts, and they are ready for a vote, added Tabagua. He explained that one of the innovations of this election is that now there won't be polling stations at the military bases.
"The CEC decided that the militarians should vote at regular civilian areas. We believe that it is more democratic" - said Tabagua.
According to preliminary information, 143 735 people will vote, said the head of the Abkhaz CEC.