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MoU on Mutual Understanding and Cooperation in the Field of Elections Between the Election Commission of India and the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation

INVC,, Delhi,, The Election Commission of India and the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation today signed a Memorandum of Understanding on mutual understanding and cooperation in the field of elections in New Delhi. The Memorandum was signed by the Chief Election Commissioner of India Dr. S. Y. Quraishi and the Chairman of the Central Election Commission of Russian Federation H.E. Mr. Vladimir Yevgenyvich Churov in the presence of Dr. Man Mohan Singh, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India and H.E. Mr. Dmitry Medvedev, President of Russian Federation. The Memorandum of Understanding follows a long tradition of bilateral exchanges and cooperation between the two Electoral Commissions. The MoU between the two Commissions covers exchange of knowledge and experience in the field of organizational and technical development of electoral process, support in exchanging information, materials, expertise and organizing training of personnel, facilitating relationships with other electoral authorities and organizations, production and distribution of materials pertaining to electoral systems, voting technology, voters’ education and awareness and increasing the participation of women, minorities and invalids in the electoral process. There are provisions for identifying and evaluating priority areas of cooperation in organizational and technical field of activities and recommending and preparing instruments designed to identify activities, programmes and projects to be executed. After signing of the MoU, a bilateral meeting was held between Chief Election Commissioner, Dr. S. Y. Quraishi and H.E. Mr. Churov. Mr. H.S. Brahma, Election Commissioner of India was also present. Dr. Quraishi offered ECI’s training facilities to Russian election officials and also invited them to witness the conduct of elections in various states in the country next year. In response, Mr Churov said, a Russian delegation would visit India during the next schedule of elections. The Chairman of the Russian CEC invited Dr. Quraishi to Russia to see the technological upgradation at polling stations and also their experience with electronic voting system. The two heads of Commissions discussed further details of cooperation including voting by non-resident citizens, measures of voters education and means to reduce cost of voting etc. [caption id="attachment_21725" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="The Memorandum was signed by the Chief Election Commissioner of India Dr. S. Y. Quraishi and the Chairman of the Central Election Commission of Russian Federation H.E. Mr. Vladimir Yevgenyvich Churov"]The Memorandum was signed by the Chief Election Commissioner of India Dr. S. Y. Quraishi and the Chairman of the Central Election Commission of Russian Federation H.E. Mr. Vladimir Yevgenyvich Churov[/caption]

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