Luanda – The National Electoral Commission (CNE) last Friday in Luanda clarified the concerns showed by the CASA-CE coalition, in regard to the tasks being implemented by the CNE, aiming for the holding of free and fair elections.
The information was given by the CNE chairman, André Silva Neto, who spoke to the press in the end of a ceremony that served for signing a partnership agreement with several organs of the civil society, in the framework of the electoral and civic education process taking place in the whole country.
The meeting, which lasted about two hours, was held Friday morning, in the headquarters of the CNE, in Luanda.
André Silva Neto explained that the CNE listened to the concerns presented by the president of CASA-CE, Abel Chivukuvuku, relating to the ongoing electoral process, such as the mapping of the polling stations.
“We were kind enough to explain the steps that have been taken with the aim of making this process finish with honesty, transparency and impartiality during the voting, which is scheduled for August 31 of this year”, explained the CNE head.
The CNE official also informed to the leader of CASA-CE that following the conclusion of the mapping process, the CNE will move to the stage of showing the electoral rolls.
Thus, he said, probably by July 18 the CNE will hand out to all political parties and coalitions that will participate in the elections a digital model of the polling stations mapping.
“After all this process, comes the electoral campaign (…), which will culminate with the holding of the general elections on August 31”, André Silva Neto clarified.