Ariana: A number of Parliament Members at the Lower House said the United States was not honest in its commitments to end war in Afghanistan. Afghan lawmakers reemphasized to review the Bilateral Security Agreement with U.S. to show how U.S. fulfilled its commitments to Afghanistan. Click here to read more (external link). Related Khalilzad To Facilitate
1TV: Afghanistan’s lawmakers are set to review the bilateral security agreement with the United States as violence flares in the country. The idea was put forward by some lawmakers in the Lower House on Monday and it was approved by majority of the MPs through voting on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Hamid Karzai, a former Afghan president, who
Ariana: A decision of the assigned committee of the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) to drop 25 names from the parliamentary election candidates’ list has drawn protest in Kabul. The current parliament member Fawzia Koofi whose name was also removed from the list, on Saturday protested against the decision. She said the plans being taken at
Ariana: A number of Parliament Members accused the Interior and Defense ministries of incompetence on Saturday, saying both ministries have been turned into butchery for the Afghan military forces. The Lower House of Parliament summoned the top security officials to today’s session, but they refused to attend the session for accountability. Click here to read more
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