The National Electoral Commission (NEC) announced on Thursday that the offices of the Notary Public have issued 71،000 recommendation forms for citizens to officially support the presidential candidate they favor.
"The Commission has completed coordination with the Ministry of Justice، represented by Assistant Minister Judge Mohammed Eid Mahjoub، and Assistant Minister for Notary Public offices Judge Mamdouh Taboucha، on the mechanism for issuing recommendation forms،" said Mahmoud El-Sherif، the official spokesman of the National Elections Commission.
He confirmed that issuing recommendation forms will continue until January 29، including Fridays and public holidays.
Egypt's presidential elections will set to kick off on March 16 for Egyptians abroad for a period of three days، and from March 26 to 28 for citizens residing in Egypt.
The runoff will take place on April 19، 20 and 21 abroad، and on April 22، 23 and 24 in Egypt.