Nominations for Cyprus Parliamentary Elections Submitted


Nicosia nominations for the May 22 parliamentary elections concluded on Wednesday at the Filoxenia Conference Center.

As announced by the Returning Officer for Nicosia, Marios Panayides, a total of 180 nominations were submitted compared to 144 applications in 2011.

Of these nominations, 37, 20.6 percent, are women and 143, 79.4 percent, are men.

In Paphos 39 nominations were submitted, 51 in Larnaca, 29 in the occupied district of Kyrenia.

Nomination figures in Limassol and Famagusta are expected to be announced later on Wednesday.

(Source: CNA)