03 March 2011
CNE urges Parliament to discuss and approve the election law soon
Televizaun Timor-Leste, February 18, 2011 language source: Tetun - The National Commission of Elections (CNE) President Faustino Cardoso has urged the Parliament to discuss and approve the draft law on elections soon in order to facilitate CNE to make preparations for the upcoming election.
"The process of elections is good if it is naturally competitive and informative. It should inform the public before, during and after the election. Our demands are the Parliament should speed up the discussion of the electoral law in order to give space for the competent institutions such as CNE and STAE to implement the referred law," Cardoso said.
Deputy Parliamentary President, Vicente Guterres, has confirmed that Parliament has put in it in the agenda to discuss and approve the election law soon in order to facilitate the work of CNE.