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Egyptian embassy in Islamabad completes vote count

Ambassador to Pakistan says that voter turnout for expat Egyptians reached 90 per cent in the second stage of parliamentary elections

Ahram Online , Thursday 15 Dec 2011
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The Egyptian embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan, has announced that it finished Thursday the vote count of the poll of Egyptians in Pakistan participating in the second stage of parliamentary elections.

The vote counting process was attended by members of Egyptian community in Pakistan, including Al-Azhar professors currently working there along Egyptians working in international organisations.

According to Ambassador of Egypt in Pakistan Said Hindam, expat turnout in the elections has reached 90 per cent in the second stage of the election, showing a clear desire on the part of Egyptian expats in Pakistan to participate in Egypt's new political phase.

The ambassador added that there were 66 Egyptians registered in the embassy from eligible voters in the parliamentary elections across the three stages.

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