Ali Asghar Ahmadi

Registration of presidential candidates to begin on April 11

IRNA – Ali Asghar Ahmadi, Elections Headquarters chief in the Interior Ministry said that registration of presidential candidates begins on April 11 and ends on April 16.

Speaking to IRNA, he referred to registration of 287,425 people for the 5th city and village council elections across the country and noted that it has experienced 14 percent growth compared with the previous term.

The elections for president and the 5th city and village councils as well as the parliamentary run-off for some constituencies will be held on May 19.

The incumbent President Hassan Rouhani has said he will stand for the 12th presidential election in Iran.