The chairman of the Palestinian Central Elections Commission, Hanna Nasser, announced that national elections are due to take place for the Palestinian people this spring. Two million Palestinians in East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza will be able to take part in the first elections to be held in the past fifteen years. Talks between the different Palestinian factions will be held in Cairo this coming week to ensure that any obstacles to the elections can be overcome.
- Dear Lord, we are thankful that Palestinians will soon be given the opportunity to participate in the democratic election of their governing representatives.We pray that the different political factions will work hard to ensure that free and fair elections are held in the spring. Lord, in your mercy… hear our prayers.