The head of the Haitian state, Jocelerme Privert, took note of the publication of the preliminary results of the first round of the presidential elections. This is an important step towards the political and institutional stabilization of the country, he insists.
The Head of State stressed the importance of other ongoing processes. He refers to the period during which candidate can challenge the results by the Electoral Court.
The provisional president urges candidates and political parties to follow the path set out in the Electoral Decree in order to maintain a calm and serene climate throughout the country that is essential for safeguarding peace and political stability.
The final results of the ballot should be reported on 29 December 2016.
The Presidency again congratulates the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP), the Haitian National Police (PNH), the Government, the political parties, the candidates and the Haitian people, whose participation and participation were crucial for the success of the electoral day of 20 November and urges everyone to continue this positive mobilization until the end of the process.
Mr. Privert, renewed his determination to assume his mission to ensure the handing over of power to a legitimately elected President.