EU deploys Election Observation Mission to Nepal

Published On: October 25, 2017 05:02 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Oct 25: European Union (EU) has deployed an Election Observation Mission (EOM) to Nepal to observe the House of Representatives and provincial assemblies elections scheduled for November 26 and  December 7.  

The Election Observation Mission Core Team comprising 10 EU election analysts has arrived here in Nepal on Wednesday at the request of Nepal government. The team will stay in the country until the completion of the electoral process, and prepare a comprehensive final report.

As of 3 November, the Core Team will be joined by 38 long-term observers who will be deployed across the country. On 20 November, 20 short-term observers will be deployed for the first stage of the elections scheduled for 26 November, while an additional 24 short-term observers will be deployed on  December 1 for the second stage of the elections on December 7, EU said in a press statement issued  today.

The EU's Election Observation Mission looks forward to cooperating with other international and domestic observation missions.

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