By Tibet.net (the official website of the Central Tibetan Administration)
DHARAMSHALA: The Election Commission of the Central Tibetan Administration held a press conference at DIIR hall on 15 July, announcing the code of conduct regarding the upcoming election of Sikyong of the 15th Kashag and members of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile.
“Any entities whether it is a candidate,a supporting group,an individual, an Election Commission office staff, a political party or a welfare association have to abide by the rules and regulations assigned in the Central Election Commission rules, article 25. Those who flout the mentioned decorum have to face consequences after a probe as per article 24,” Sonam Choephel Shosur, Chief Election Commissioner said at the press conference.
The press conference was followed by a screening of a short video for creating awareness on election process.
The preliminary election for Sikyong of the 15th Kashag and members of the 16th Tibetan Parliament is scheduled on 18 October 2015 and the final election to be held on 20 March 2016.
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