Saudi Arabia

12,000 candidates for 1,632 seats


Saudi authorities say that 12,000 candidates have been nominated to stand in municipal elections to take place in September. They have until 25th June to withdraw their candidacy.

They will be standing for 258 municipal councils with 1,632 seats. This is an increase of 59 councils and 400 seats since the last elections held in 2006.

Tagged with:

More detailed briefing on the politics and risk of doing business in this country is available to clients and subscribers. If you would like to know more then please contact