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
Ariana News: Jamiat-e Islami Afghanistan and Hezb-e Wahdat-e Mardom-e Afghanistan formed a coalition with Jombesh-e Melli Islami led by VP Dostum on 30 June 2017 in Ankara. Abdul Sattar Murad, a member of Jamiat leadership council said Wednesday that Dostum’s return to home was requested by the coalition. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Following the end of tension between former governor of Balkh Atta Mohammad Noor and the Presidential Palace, some members of Jamiat-e-Islami, who supported him recently, blamed Noor for ignoring some main demands of the party and making an underhand deal in exchange of a few government seats. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Mohammad Ishaq Rahgozar, who was among three candidates recommended for the Balkh governor’s post, officially took over the reins on Thursday. Rahgozar was appointed to the position based on a decree issued by President Ashraf Ghani. Former Balkh governor Atta Mohammad Noor, who addressed a ceremony to introduce the new governor, thanked the president
Khaama Press: In his speech during the ceremony to mark the start of the new Solar Year, Nowruz, Noor said certain agreements have been made during the talks with the government. Noor further added that talks are underway and a final agreement will be made in coming days. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: A Jamiat-e-Islami commander from Faryab province, Ghulam Nabi Shuja, has joined the Taliban taking with him at least 100 of his fighters, local officials confirmed on Tuesday. The commander was from Garzewan district, officials confirmed. Mohammad Naeem Andarabi, police security chief in the province, confirmed the report and said the commander joined Taliban ranks
1TV: Afghan presidency has promised two ministerial posts to Jamiat-i-Islami political party as part of negotiation to end dispute over Balkh governorship, sources told 1TV Sunday. Based on the agreement, Mirwais Balkhi will be introduced as minister of education while Najib Aqa Fahim will be given another ministerial post. Both are members of the party. Click here