2005 News Story

Makkah Province starts preparations for municipal elections

Registration centers will open starting tomorrow throughout Makkah Province, to enable citizens to register to vote in the upcoming municipal elections. There will be 23 centers in the City of Makkah itself. Mayor of Makkah Dr. Khalid bin Hamza Naha urged citizens to participate, saying the process takes only a few minutes, and clarifying that anyone registering must be a male over the age of 21 years, not currently in the military, and resident within the boundaries of the municipality for which he is registering to vote. Registration will continue up to Wednesday, March 16, 2005.