Local elections will be held in the fall of this year, while the Telegraph learns that they will be held on October 17.
Political parties have already started preparations for the local elections, while days ago the president has started consultations with political parties on the date of the elections.
The Telegraph learns that the date of the local elections has already been set and it is October 17th.
The holding of local elections on October 17 has already been confirmed by the Presidency of Kosovo.
“The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Vjosa Osmani, after the end of the consultation with political entities on June 2, 2021 and in support of the Law on Local Elections in the Republic of Kosovo has set October 17, 2021, the date of local elections.
With the same decision, President Osmani has instructed the Central Election Commission to take all necessary actions for the organization and holding of local elections in accordance with this decision and the legislation in force “, it is said in the announcement.
The President of Kosovo, Vjosa Osmani, weeks ago ended the meetings with the parliamentary political entities, where the date of the local elections was discussed.
In separate meetings, Osmani met with the chairman of the Vetëvendosje Movement, Albin Kurti, the acting chairman of the PDK, Enver Hoxhaj, the chairman of the LDK, Lumir Abdixhiku, the representative of the AAK, Besnik Tahiri, the chairman of the Serbian List, Goran Rakic and with non-majority community parties: Vakat, RI, PAI, KDTP, IRDK, SDU, NDS, JGP and LPRK.
Vetëvendosje Movement through a press release issued to the media has announced that the party leader, Albin Kurti has requested that the date for local elections be set as soon as possible and be held as soon as possible.
The Democratic League of Kosovo and the Democratic Party of Kosovo have demanded that October 31 be declared local election day.
Meanwhile, the head of the Parliamentary Group of the Alliance for the Future of Kosovo, Besnik Tahiri, said that this party did not have a preference for dates regarding the holding of local elections.
Otherwise, days ago at a press conference it was said that the Central Election Commission is ready to organize local elections to be held in the fall of this year.