Contenders for presidential elections to submit their candidacies on 29th December

Contenders for the January 28th 2018 presidential elections will submit their candidacies on Friday, 29th December, at the Filoxenia Conference Centre in Nicosia.

According to a press release issued by the Press and Information Office, the first candidate to submit his candidacy will be Haris Aristidou at 0900 local time, followed by Christakis Kapiliotis at 0930 and Andreas Efstratiou at 0945.

At 1000 Michalis Mina will submit his bid, followed at 1015 by ELAM President Christos Christou.

Stavros Malas, Malas, who is running as an independent candidate, and is supported by the main opposition AKEL party will submit his candidacy at 1030 followed by Democratic Party leader Nicholas Papadopoulos at 1100. George Lilikas, who is backed by his party Citizens’ Alliance will submit his bid at 1115.

Incumbent President Nicos Anastasiades, who is seeking re-election will be the last to submit his candidacy at 1145am.

A run off election is set to be held on February 4, 2018, if necessary.

Source: Cyprus News Agency