Egyptian elections begin amid intensive security measures

Egyptian voters began voting in Egyptian presidential elections amid intensified security measures to preserve the lives of citizens.

Egyptian elections begin amid intensive security measures
26 March 2018   10:01

 NEWS DESK - Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Musa Mustafa Mousa, head of al-Ghad party are competing in Egyptian presidential elections.
Polling offices opened at 09:00 and will continue until 21:00 on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesday to provide as many as 60 million voters (out of a total of 100 million Egyptians) the opportunity to vote.
The participation rate is considered the main stake in these elections, in which al-Sisi is facing a single rival, is the head of al-Ghad Mousa Mustafa Mousa, which is not publicly known.
In a related context, Egyptian army and police began deploying around vital facilities and polling stations set up in schools to secure the voting process, especially after the explosion that targeted Friday - three days before the start of elections - the procession of Security Director of Alexandria, killing two policemen.