Presidential & Parliamentary elections 2007

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The role of the President

To fulfill his or her duties, the President holds ultimate responsibility for:

  • Presenting laws to Parliament for the country’s development
  • Appointing a government of ministers to advise him or her
  • Upholding the authorities of Parliament as they are laid out in The Constitution
  • Ensuring diplomatic relations, and agreeing to treaties and conventions with foreign states
  • Directing the armed forces and recommending any declaration of war

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Register to vote from 26 February to 18 March