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
Tolo News: Corruption is centered in the presidential palace and in the National Procurement Authority (NPA), said the executive director of Jamiat-e-Islami party Atta Mohammad Noor addressing a gathering in Mazar-e-Sharif city on Saturday. Noor claimed he has documents that show millions of dollars have been embezzled in the security forces’ fuel contracts under the pretext of
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
Ayaz Gul VOA News / December 28, 2017 ISLAMABAD — Afghan officials say more than 40 people have been killed and 84 others wounded in a suicide attack on a building in Kabul that houses a Shi’ite Muslim cultural center with ties to Iran. A spokesman for Afghan Ministry of Public Health told reporters four women
Tolo News: Jamiat-e-Islami Party on Tuesday said in reaction to the Independent Directorate of Local Governance’s (IDLG) remarks over Atta Mohammad Noor’s fate that the appointment of a new governor for Balkh province without a political agreement will have numerous negative consequences. Jamiat-e-Islami party’s remarks came after IDLG had said the new governor for Balkh, Engineer