Aoun Follows Up on Parliamentary Elections from Baabda Palace

Lebanese President Michel Aoun is following-up the electoral process in all Lebanese regions through a room established by the General Directorate of the Presidency of the Republic.

Aoun monitored the voting rates in all Lebanese regions and the development of the voter movement.

The follow-up room also included monitoring of media institutions that undertook direct coverage of the electoral process.

Aoun also received reports from the competent authorities on the security developments that accompanied the electoral process.

Earlier today, Aoun cast his vote in the parliamentary elections today, Sunday, in a polling stations in Haret Hreik, Baabda District.

In a statement after casting his vote, Aoun called on the Lebanese to participate massively in the elections, saying, “Voting in the elections is the duty of every Lebanese citizen.”

Aoun stressed that “a citizen cannot be impartial in a major and fundamental issue for choosing a regime.”

Lebanese parliamentary elections kicked off on Sunday amid security measures taken by Lebanese Internal Security Forces and Lebanese Army.

3,663,518 eligible voters will elect 128 Parliament members, with 718 Lebanese candidates are running for elections.

The electoral districts are divided as follow: 2 in Beirut, 4 in Mount Lebanon, 3 in North, 3 in Bekaa and 3 in South.

On Saturday night, Lebanon’s president urged the Lebanese people not to waste their opportunity to vote.

Addressing the nation, Aoun said the Lebanese people should “choose those whom you trust and whom you find worthy of defending your rights and passing the laws that safeguard and protect them”.

“Voting is not merely a right; it is also a duty for every citizen, and it is the correct and actual road to change,” Aoun said.

“This is your chance; do not waste it, especially in light of the facts that have been unveiled in the past two years, and the lies that have been exposed, and now that corruption and embezzlement have faces and names.”

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