18 July 2019 03:03 AM

Egyptians across Arab countries cast votes in constitution referendum

Friday، 19 April 2019 - 02:57 PM

Egyptian nationals across the Arab countries started on Friday 18/04/2019 casting their votes in the referendum on constitutional amendments.

The Egyptian embassy in Tunisia received on Friday morning members of Egyptian community living in Tunisia along with Egyptians coming from Libya to cast their ballots in the constitutional referendum.

Egyptians coming from Libya through Tunisian borders with official documents can vote at the embassy, Egypt's Ambassador to Tunisia Nabil Habashy told MENA.

Egyptian Ambassador to Kuwait Tareq el Qouni said members of the Egyptian community in the Arab country flocked to polling stations with a high turnout to cast their votes in the referendum on constitutional amendments.

In statements to MENA, Qouni expressed optimism about the turnout, noting that he expects it to be high, the same as it was in last year’s presidential election.

The Egyptian embassy has made preparations for the referendum for a long time to guarantee that it will be held in a proper way, he added. 

Egyptian expats living in Saudi Arabia began on Friday morning to cast their votes in the referendum on constitutional amendments at the premises of Egyptian embassy in Riyadh and Egyptian Consulate in Jeddah.

Egyptian diplomatic missions finalized preparations to receive members of the Egyptian community seeking to cast their ballots in the referendum.

The referendum is set to run through April 19-21 for Egyptians living abroad, from 9 am to 9 pm according to local timing of each country. 

The referendum for Egyptians abroad, held in 124 countries across the world, will continue till Sunday.

MENA

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