President Jahjaga decrees November 3 as the election date

President Jahjaga decrees November 3 as the election date

Pristina, July 2, 2013

The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Atifete Jahjaga has officially announced November 3 as the date in which local government elections will be held in Kosovo. Prime Minister of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci had agreed upon this date with the Serb Prime Minister, Ivica Dacic.

“Based on the Constitution and the laws of the Republic of Kosovo, President Atifete Jahjaga has decreed November 3, 2013 as the date for the local government elections in the country”, states the press release of the President’s office.

During her final talks with political leaders, President Jahjaga said that the holding of local government elections in the entire territory of Kosovo is an important message for the citizens of the country and it secures the territorial integration and subjectivity of Kosovo.

“Local government elections must be fair, democratic and free, where every citizen of the Republic of Kosovo must express his free will through the vote. The participation of the citizens of the Republic of Kosovo in the elections will offer them the opportunity to contribute in the improvement of their life”, said Jahjaga. /ibna/