Uribe invited to watch World Cup games "after voting".
Bogota, June 20 .- Colombian President Alvaro Uribe, call on citizens to exercise their democratic right to vote in presidential elections today and watch the World Cup soccer "after having voted."
Uribe made the remarks after casting his vote at the beginning of election day at a table in the Plaza de Bolivar, in the center of Bogota, which also did Colombian, aion kinah for sale, Vice President Francisco Santos, and some other senior officials.
"View matches of the World Cup is very pleasant sport brings to humanity. But it is much nicer after having voted to comply with the duty to participate in the democratic election of new president of Colombia," Uribe said In a brief statement to reporters.
Nearly 30 million Colombians are called today, ffxiv gil, to elect a successor to Uribe, who will end two terms of office on August 7.
The official and former Dnse Minister Juan Manuel Santos, the ruling Partido de la U, and the philosopher and mathematician Antanas Mockus, former mayor of Bogota and Green Party candidate, vie for the Colombian presidency in the second and final round.
Santos attends, ffxiv gil, to your favorites after having achieved in the first round on May 30 for 46.5% of the vote, while 21.5% scored Mockus.
Various authorities stressed that the elections began in an atmosphere of total tranquility.
The National Registry of Civil Status, in charge of elections, announced last week that the results will be announced around 1800 local time (2300 GMT), two hours after the close of the polls. RRM / mb / mmg