Tolo News: Atta Mohammad Noor, the ousted governor of Balkh and CEO of Jamiat-e-Islami Party, at a gathering in Mazar-e-Sharif City on Saturday said ‘little progress’ has been made in government and Jamiat negotiations. “Jamiat-e-Islami and government negotiations are ongoing and we hope that the meetings and talks continue and resolve the problems through an agreement. I will call on you
Press TV January 11, 2018 Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has granted clemency to 75 prisoners loyal to former warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar who reached a landmark peace deal with the government in Kabul in 2016. According to Shah Mir Amirpoor, the press officer at the Pul-e-Charkhi detention center east of Kabul, the inmates were released on
1TV: Mohammad Dawood will be introduced as the governor of Balkh in a ceremony in Afghan National Army’s 209th Corps near the provincial capital Mazar-i-Sharif city, sources told 1TV. Dawood, who is living in Kabul, was introduced by President Ashraf Ghani to replace Ata Mohammad Noor as the governor of Balkh province over three weeks ago.
1TV: Noor, who is the executive chief of Jamiat-i-Islami political party, said that the provincial governors should be elected by the people. In an interview with Reuters, Noor accused Ghani of trying to remove a potential rival and divide Jamiat ahead of presidential election. Jamiat and the Kabul government have held three rounds of negotiations over
Tolo News: Atta Mohammad Noor, the ousted governor northern Balkh province says he would consider running for president in the 2019 presidential elections if the leadership of Jamiat-e-Islami party of Afghanistan asked him to. “If the leaders of Jamiat and members of Jamiat and our allies ask me to accept this responsibility, I will be a
Al Jazeera: The 2004 Afghan constitution invests the president with more powers than former Afghan kings had before the republican period. Among them is the power to appoint all government officials, political and professional, from the cabinet to the district levels. At the same time the office of the president, at least in practice, tends to
Tolo News: Atta Mohammad Noor, the ousted governor of Balkh, has ordered the removal of Engineer Mohammad Dawood, the newly-appointed governor of Balkh by President Ashraf Ghani. A letter obtained by TOLOnews shows that the order has been issued based on complaints by residents of Zaare district in Balkh. The residents claimed that Engineer Dawood had
1TV: Ousted Balkh governor Ata Mohammad Noor on Tuesday claimed that officials are distributing arms in Kabul to destroy the northern province. Speaking at a gathering of his supporters, Noor said claimed that the people were being armed at two guesthouses in Kabul belonging to the National Security Council and intelligence agency National Directorate of Security.
VOA News / December 30, 2017 Ayaz Gul ISLAMABAD — A powerful Afghanistan governor returned to his office Saturday and chaired an official meeting in violation of a presidential decree that ousted him from his post earlier this month. The escalating political uncertainty comes as the United States and its allies step up military efforts in
Tolo News: Bamiyan resident: Atta Mohmmad Noor is the brightness of our eyes; General Abdul Raziq is in our heart. Tribal elders from central, eastern and southern provinces at a big gathering in Kabul on Friday announced their support to Atta Mohammad Noor, who was recently removed as Balkh governor by President Ashraf Ghani. Click here to read more (external link). Related Sayyaf Warns Against Negative Outcomes Of