Manama : His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa yesterday issued a Royal order to hold the national elections on November 24. The order stated that the parliament and municipal elections will be held from 8am to 8pm. The second round, which is conducted if a candidate did not win over 50 per cent of the votes, will be held on December 1. The order also said that overseas elections will be held on November 20 while the second round will be held on November 27.
Eligible candidates can file their nominations between October 17 and October 21 at the main supervision centres in Bahrain’s four governorates. The King also issued a Royal decree to form the High Elections Committee and directed HRH the Premier and concerned ministers to work towards the successful conducting of the elections.