On Saturday, the elections of the organizing committees of the organizations of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan in Kirkuk, Sharazur, Sinjar, Duhok and Garmian have begun.
"We congratulate all cadres and members of the PUK on the start of the elections of the organizing committees and we hope that the electoral process will proceed with all transparency and fairness," said Rizgar Ali, official of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan elections office.
He added: The election process in the organizing committees is very important and we invite all comrades in the organizational committees to participate in the electoral process.
He pointed out that the first phase of the elections will include members of the organizational committees and vice-chairmen of the committees and then the elections will be at the level of the organization centers.
This election aims to identify candidates to participate in the fourth congress of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, which is scheduled to be held next month.
The elections in the organizing committees of the centers of Sulaymaniyah, Soran, Erbil, Baghdad and Khanaqin are scheduled to begin on Sunday.