Politics | September 20, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

The Bulgarian Parliament elected a Central Electoral Commission. Maria Pavlova, professor at the Sofia `St Kliment Ohridski` University, will be the commission`s chairman. She was nominated by the Simeon II National Movement The deputy chairmen of the Central Electoral Commission are Rumen Nenkov, judge in the Supreme Court of Cassation and Plamen Kirov, chief assistant professor at Sofia University. The United Democratic Forces nominated Rumen Nenkov and the left-wing Coalition for Bulgaria nominated Plamen Kirov. Mustafa Karadayi, nominated by the Movement for Rights and Freedoms was elected for secretary of the Central Electoral Commission. The commission members were elected en bloc. The presidential elections will be held on Sunday, November 11, the Parliament decided. These will be the third direct elections for Bulgarian President.

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