23 Women Contest for Seats at Oman Shura Council
Twenty three women are running for seats at the Omani Shura council, according to the ministry of interior, cited by the Emirati paper Khaleej Times.
Elections to Oman's 82-member parliament will be held on September 14. Ballots will be open from 7 a.m in 59 provinces, or wilayats, where 175,000 voters, both men and women aged 21 years and above, are eligible to vote, said the paper.
According to Oman’s electoral law, wilayats with a population over 30,000 can elect two representatives – Albawaba.com
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