An event mark the initiation of voter registration process in Sahil region kicked off in the coastal town of Berbera on Thursday,reported the local media.The actual exercise of registration voters is,however, expected to start today.
Representatives of the National Electoral Commission, cabinet ministers, political parties representatives,international observers as well as members of the public turned out for the inauguration of the process.
The electoral commission pointed out that all the necessary equipment to register voters in the Sahil region are ready.They also revealed that they had designated 48 centers for the registration of the residents in the region.
The political parties representatives on their part urged the residents in Sahil to turn out in large numbers to register as voters.
The voting exercise is expected to run for 28 days.