TUNIS – Egyptian ambassador in Tunis Ihab Fahmy praised wide participation of members of Egyptian community in Tunisia in Egypt 2024 Presidential Election, especially women and youth as they were keen on practicing their constitutional right, a matter that reflects the great awareness of national responsibility.
In statements to MENA Sunday, the Egyptian diplomat said the Egyptian embassy in Tunis continues for the third consecutive day receiving members of the Egyptian community as they were keen on casting their ballots on the polls.
The election process is going smoothly inside the Egyptian embassy’s premises, he said, adding that Egyptians in Tunisia made the election a national celebration expressing their love and support to their country.
The candidates running for the presidency include incumbent President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, who is running for a third term in office and whose electoral symbol is a star; Farid Zahran, the leftist opposition Social Democratic Party candidate with the sun as his electoral symbol; Abdel-Sanad Yamama, candidate of the Wafd party who has chosen the palm tree as his electoral symbol; and Hazem Omar, the Republican People’s Party candidate, with the ladder as his electoral symbol.
Meanwhile, voting within Egypt will take place from 10-12 December.
The final result will be announced on 18 December if no run-off is required.