By Moutaz Ali.
Tripoli, 30 May 2014:
The date of the . . .[restrict]elections for Libya’s new parliament has been set for 25 June after the General National Congress (GNC) approved the date proposed by the Higher National Electoral Commission (HNEC).
Libyans living abroad will be able to vote on 21 or 22 June, at polling stations in 13 countries.
The number of newly-registered voters reached 1.5 million at midnight last night. This figure does not include the 1.1 million people who had registered to vote for the Constitutional Drafting Assembly elections in March.
HNEC has that said as of 1 June, the process of it would start approving applications from international organisations interested in observing the electoral processes. [/restrict]