Tolo News: MPs in Afghanistan’s Wolesi Jirga (Lower House of Parliament) on Monday said recent protests in the north and northeastern provinces were due to the residents’ fury over “injustice and central government’s autocratic policy”. They warned that because of President Ashraf Ghani’s policies there would be “consequences”. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Asked for their opinion about the country’s lawmakers on International Day of Parliamentarism, Afghans from around the country on Saturday accused members of the Wolesi Jirga (the Lower House of Parliament) of being inefficient and of putting their own interests first. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: The Afghan lower house of parliament session on Wednesday ended without any result after some parliamentarians verbally and physically attacked Abdul Latif Pedram, a member of parliament representing Badakhshan province. The confrontation erupted after MP Pedram criticized the government for dividing Ghazni province into three electoral constituencies, saying the government is acting biased in order to
Ariana: A number of Senators in the Upper House of Parliament said the main cause of the war in Afghanistan is the United States, and the country has never been honest enough to destroy terrorist groups. “There are Taliban hide-outs in Pakistan and the USA knows about it. Why the USA doesn’t do anything about it is
Ariana: A number of Afghan parliamentarians on Monday session accused the government of acting against the national interests of the country, saying the President’s actions are more destructive than the activities of terrorist groups in the war-torn country. “The President is deceiving the whole nation with his lies,” said Hamayoun Hamayoun, First Deputy Speaker of the House.
Ariana: “Efforts are underway to grant some areas to the Taliban and it’s a betrayal to the blood of the security forces,” said MP Gulam Hussain Nasiri. “Within a few hours, sixteen security points were collapsed in Jalriz district [of Maidan Wardak province], how it is possible? It has been done deliberately.” Some members of the
Tolo News: A number of members of the Wolesi Jirga (the Lower House of Parliament) on Saturday said people living across the Durand Line are coming in to Afghanistan and applying for ID cards in order to vote in the upcoming elections. MPs said issuing ID cards to these people is illegal and extremely dangerous for the
Tolo News: A number of members of the Meshrano Jirga (the Upper House of Parliament) on Sunday said the United States and NATO have not supported the Afghan forces in the war against insurgents as well as they should have based on their security agreements with Afghanistan. “What have we achieved from this security agreement? Nothing, except
1TV: Afghanistan’s Independent Elections Commission on Sunday announced the timeline of the country’s parliamentary and district councils elections which are due to be held in October. Already, voter registration has begun for the polls and the process will end on June 12. Click here to read more (external link).
Press TV April 15, 2018 Afghanistan has begun registering voters for the long-delayed legislative elections that are scheduled for October. According to Abdul Badie Sayad, chairman of the Independent Election Commission (IEC), authorities will register as many as 14 million adults at more than 7,000 registration centers across the war-torn country over the next two months. Highlighting