Tolo News: Nuristani was recently appointed as a senator to the Meshrano Jirga (Upper House of Parliament) by President Ashraf Ghani. Nuristani has an arrest order against him by the Anti-Corruption Criminal Justice Center (ACJC). According to documents, the ACJC summoned Nuristani to appear before them in order to answer to allegations of him having taken over
Khaama Press: Mr. Habibzai issued a statement online on Tuesday night and said his resignation has been approved by the President. He did not elaborate further regarding the circumstances surrounding his decision to step down as Kabul Mayor. In the meantime, unconfirmed reports indicate that the Kabul Mayor has been fired by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani. Click
Tolo News: The practice by the National Unity Government (NUG) of not appointing Afghan ambassadors and other key diplomats on merit, will affect the country’s foreign standing, a number of analysts have warned. President Ashraf Ghani recently appointed the former chief of Independent Election Committee Ahmad Yusuf Nuristani as ambassador to Spain and earlier his uncle Abdul
Tolo News: President Ashraf Ghani’s appointment of Ahmad Yusuf Nuristani, former Head of the Independent Election Commission (IEC), as Afghanistan ambassador to Spain has been challenged by the Office of the Chief Executive. While the Ministry of Foreign Affairs did not yet comment on the appointment of Nuristani, the Office of the Chief Executive (CEO) said the
KABUL, March 26 (Xinhua)– The chairman of Afghan election commission has resigned, the country’s Presidential Palace said on Saturday. “Chairman of Independent Election Commission (IEC) Ahmad Yousuf Nuristani offered his resignation to President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and the president accepted his resignation,” the palace said in a statement. The announcement came as the country is
VOA News / January 18, 2016 ISLAMABAD – Afghanistan’s top election official says postponed parliamentary polls will be held in October, promising mistakes of the bitterly disputed 2014 presidential vote would not be repeated. Independent Election Commission Chairman Ahmad Yousuf Nuristani announced Monday in Kabul the panel has made “all technical” preparations to ensure “fully transparent”
Khaama Press: The Afghanistan Independent Election Commission (IEC) Chief Mohammad Yousuf Nuristani said Saturday that the schedule for parliamentary and district councils elections will be announced on coming Monday. Click here to read more (external link).