Tolo News: Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the Hizb-e-Islami leader, who entered a peace deal with the Afghan government in 2016 and returned home after almost 20 years, entered the race for 2019 presidential elections on Saturday. Fazl Hadi Wazeen, an Islamic studies researcher and a university lecturer, is Hekmatyar’s running mate for first Vice President. Qazi Hafizurrahman Naqi,
Tolo News: Mohammad Yunus Qanooni, former vice president and a senior member of Jamiat-e-Islami party, has said that he and a number of other Jamiat members have decided to support Haneef Atmar’s team in the 2019 presidential elections. In a voice message obtained by TOLOnews on Monday evening, Qanooni says President Ghani is against a
Tolo News: “Jamiat has considered a list of figures but has not introduced them officially. Let’s the peace process get completed and the talks get started officially in the form that the Taliban show readiness for negotiations, then we will introduce the team,” he said. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: A key member of Jamiat-e-Islami party and former minister of energy and water, Mohammad Ismail Khan, says the representatives of the party have asked the president not to dissolve the High Peace Council and to ensure a peace negotiations team is not a parallel body to the HPC. According to the Presidential Palace, President
Ariana: “Abdullah has been given three chances, this time, it is better for him to move forward based on a principle set for him by Jamiat-e-Islami party,” Ismail Khan said. Speaking to Ariana News, Ismail Khan also criticized the National Unity Government – describing it as “kindergarten”. He said sidelining the jihadi figures have been the
Ariana: The leader of Hezb-e Islami, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar has challenged the former Balkh governor, Atta Muhammad Noor to recapture the Chamtal district instead of seizing the Presidential Palace (ARG). Previously, Atta Mohammad Noor, Chief Executive of Jamiat-e-Islami party in an interview with Ariananews has claimed that if “foreigners” allow him he can seize the Presidential Palace
Ariana: Jamiat-i-Islami Afghanistan’s (JIA) Executive Chief and former governor Atta Mohammad Noor on Thursday warned about holding an election that is full of fraud and irregularities. “There will be widespread fraud and irregularities in the election process and we will prevent holding an election with full of fraud. It is not acceptable for any of our
Tolo News: In this program host Farahnaz Forotan discusses the tensions between President Ashraf Ghani and former Balkh governor and chief executive of Jamiat-e-Islami Atta Mohammad Noor, his agreement with Ghani and issues around elections.
Ariana: Atta Mohammad Noor, the former governor of Balkh province and CEO of Jamiat-e-Islami party on Tuesday warned that if transparency of the upcoming elections was not guaranteed, they would boycott the elections and would announce an interim government. Addressing at an Eid ceremony in Mazar-e-Sharif city, Noor said the political parties have set a two-week
Tolo News: The Independent Election Commission (IEC) will not stamp original identity cards of voters, but instead it will stamp a hard copy of ID cards to ensure the safety of voters, the Presidential Palace said… a number of election commissioners were against the move, but President Ghani has asked them to resign if they are opposing