On 17 March 2023, TURKPA Election Observation Mission headed by member of the Grand National Assembly of Türkiye Recep Şeker met with Chairman of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nurlan Abdirov.
Chairman of the CEC briefed on the ongoing preparations for the conduct of the upcoming early parliamentary elections. Mr. Abdirov spoke about main features of the elections that would be held in accordance with the new electoral norms and in this context, touched on the recent amendments to the election-related framework. He informed the members of the Mission on the registration of party lists and candidates, accreditation of international observers, as well as measures taken for training of the lower-level election commissions. Mr. Abdirov stressed the significance attached to the ensuring electoral rights of citizens with disabilities and noted that relevant measures had been taken to provide necessary conditions for those voters.
Mission members wished success to CEC in preparation process and conduct of the upcoming elections.