Addition of “secretaries general of parties” to the conditions for registration of presidential candidates

In a letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the House of Representatives wrote: “We expect the” Secretaries General of Legal Parties “to be added to the legal requirements for the registration of presidential candidates.”

According to ILNA, the head of the House of Parties of Iran, Seyyed Shahab-ud-Din Sadr, in a letter to Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, the speaker of the Islamic Consultative Assembly, stated in line with the proposals that the body had previously submitted to the Islamic Consultative Assembly: / خ / د on 7/30/99 regarding the proposed proposals and amendments regarding the plan to amend articles of the Presidential Election Law which is on the agenda of the Islamic Consultative Assembly and considering the importance of the said plan and the position of parties in the religious democracy system The Islamic Republic expected you and your esteemed representatives to pay due attention to the reforms and proposals submitted.

The letter states: The House of Iranian Parties, on behalf of the legal parties and groups of the country (fundamentalists, reformists, independents and moderates), after hours of expert discussion, prepared the issues and sent them to the Islamic Consultative Assembly.

In this letter, Sadr emphasized: “Is it possible in a country whose main institutions, including the presidency, the Islamic Consultative Assembly, the Assembly of Experts and Islamic councils of cities and villages, are formed based on direct popular vote and in general elections without the active role of parties and groups?” Political Political and social activities to be carried out with the widespread presence of different segments of the people?

The letter states: In recent days, in the public sessions of the Islamic Consultative Assembly, a list of various positions and responsibilities for the conditions of registration of presidential candidates has been approved, while before each of these positions, the secretaries general of the country’s legal parties must The attention of the esteemed members of the Islamic Consultative Assembly, most of whom entered the Assembly with the support of political parties and fronts, was given.

In his letter to the Speaker of the Majles, the Chairman of the House of Parties emphasized: The legal political parties and groups of the country expect your Excellency and the esteemed members of the Islamic Consultative Assembly to pay attention to this issue and add the legal conditions for registering presidential candidates and secretaries general.

In a letter to the Speaker of the Islamic Consultative Assembly on October 13, 1999, the House of Parties presented its suggestions and amendments to the role of parties in the plan to amend the election law.

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