The start of 2018 marks the opening of the Cyprus presidential race. Cypriot citizens all over the world will be voting for the country’s president for the next five years.
A total of 38 voting centres will operate around the world for the 2018 presidential elections held in January 2018.
In Greece there will be 15 centres for the Cypriot citizens. Five will be available in Athens, three in Thessaloniki and one each in Volos, Heraklion in Crete, Ioannina, Komotini, Larissa, Patras and Rethymno.
In the UK, where thousands of Cypriots reside, 10 centres will be open: Three in London at the Cypriot High Commission, two at the London Cypriot community centre, and one each in Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol.
Around the rest of Europe, there will be one centre opened in each of the following cities: Berlin, Vienna, Brussels, Paris, Prague, Sofia, Stockholm and in The Hague.
Elsewhere in the world, voting centres will be open in New York city, Dubai, Doha, Riyadh and Manama in Bahrain. The election will take place on January 28.
A run-off election is set to be held on February 4 if no candidate secures more than 50% of the vote. A total of nine candidates submitted their candidacies on Friday.
Source: Cyprus Mail