His Majesty King Hamad has issued a Royal order to hold the national elections on November 24.
The order issued today stated that the parliament and municipal elections will be held from 8am to 8pm, while a second round, if a candidate did not win over 50 per cent of the votes, will be held on December 1.
Overseas elections will be held on November 20 and the second round on November 27.
Eligible candidates can file their nominations between October 17 and October 21 in the main supervision centres in Bahrain’s four governorates.
The King also issued a Royal decree to form the High Elections Committee and ordered The Premier and concerned ministers to work accordingly.