EXTENTIONS OF THE PRESIDENTIAL OFFICE
FROM 2002 TO 2017

According to the available data, Guurti extended the term of local councils, presidential and the parliament, nearly 30 times. Below are the timetable with dates and time, that Guurti extended the term of the institutions. According to the available data that CPA analyzed, Guurti Extended the term of the Presidential Office alone 7 times, equal to 6 years, 7 months and 23 days.

January 12, 2002
Extension of 12 Months
First Presidential Office Extension after the referendum of the constitution, Guurti extended the term of the president for one-year time, starting from 23 February 2002 to 23 February 2003.
January 12, 2002
April 10, 2008
Extension of 12 Months
One day after the agreement between the political parties and NEC, Guurti Extended the term of the president for one year starting from May 15, 2008 until 6 May 2009, which was the date that the term of the President was expiring. Guurti did not follow the agreement of Political Parties and NEC but instead their own decision to extend the term of the president which is more than the technical timeline that both NEC and Political Parties agreed one day earlier. The opposition parties opposed the decision of Guurti.
April 10, 2008
March 13, 2019
Extension: 5 Months and 23 Days
Another time, Guurti Extended the term of the President from May 07, 2009 until October 29, 2009. Also Guurti said that presidential Election should happen 29 September 2009. opposition parties opposed the new extension of Guurti to the Presidential Term
March 13, 2019
September 25, 2009
Extension of 9 Months
After long night of negotiations between the President, the two opposition parties and other neutral members including the donors who funded the elections, finally a consensus was reached. the Friday morning of 25 September 2009, 77 Members of Guurti extended the term of the President without setting new date, but instead they mentioned that the term of the president will end one month after the Election Date. also, all sides agreed that the current NEC to leave the office and the upcoming New NEC to set the new Election Date. the Election happened 26 June, 2010 and the term of the President ended July 27, 2010.
September 25, 2009
May 11, 2015
Extension of 21 Months
Opposition Parties warned to delay the upcoming presidential election, and suggested to form a transitional national unity government if elections cannot happen on time, but the ruling party called the proposal of the opposition parties unconstitutional. After negotiations between the Government, Opposition Parties and NEC, finally the President submitted the Guurti a proposed timeline suggesting that NEC can hold the Presidential and Parliamentary elections at the coming June of 2016. Guurti did not follow the Proposal and the timeline that the president submitted and also both NEC and Political parties approved, but they extended the term of the president from 28 July 2015 up to 27 April 2017.
May 11, 2015