Egyptians Abroad Start Voting On Referendum

Photo: Amru Salahuddien/Xinhua
Protests (file photo).

Egyptians living abroad in 161 countries started to cast their votes on Wednesday 8/1/2014 on the new constitution referendum.

About 138 polling stations are located at the diplomatic missions of Egypt abroad. The voting will be over five days, starts 9:00 am to 9:00pm during the period Wednesday 8/1/2014 Sunday 12/1/2014.

Spokesman of the Foreign Ministry Dr Bader Abdul Atti said that Embassy in Wellington, capital of New Zealand in the far eastern will be the first diplomatic mission to vote.

Abdul Atti said that Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmi is closely following the voting process abroad. Moreover, Fahmi issued clear instructions to all embassies and consulates to coordinate with the authorities of the countries.

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