The Ministry of Interior (MOI) issued a statement regarding waiver, power of attorney and electoral silence for the Shura Council election candidates, within the framework of completing the executive work for the Council elections scheduled for next October 2.
The Ministry stated that the candidate wishing to waive the nomination must submit the application through writing in the form prepared for this purpose and hand it over to the Elections Department at its headquarters in Ain Khaled area in preparation for its approval by the Chairman of the Nomination Committee.
Regarding the power of attorney, the statement clarified that the candidate has the right to delegate one of the voters in his constituency to enter the election hall and follow the progress of the electoral process, and to submit a request for power of attorney through the form prepared for this purpose to the elections administration.
The Ministry of Interior statement announced that the last date for submitting requests for power of attorney and waiver is Thursday, September 23.
The statement also indicated that Friday, October 1, 2021, is the day of electoral silence, in which it is prohibited to practice electoral campaigning in all its forms.
Source: Government of Qatar