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
Tolo News: MPs in the Wolesi Jirga (Lower House of Parliament) lashed out at government on Wednesday over Monday’s airstrike in Dasht-e-Archi in Kunduz that reportedly killed dozens of civilians. This came after the ministry of defense claimed it had targeted a Taliban gathering but residents and Taliban rejected the claims, saying the air force
April 1, 2018 RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan Afghanistan’s election authorities have set October 20 as the date for long-delayed legislative and district council elections. Abdul Badi Sayad, chief of the Independent Election Commission (IEC), said on April 1 that the commission was confident the vote could go ahead despite the difficulties in areas controlled by
Khaama Press: Humayoun Humayoun managed to secure the most votes from the lawmakers during the voting process and was elected as the first deputy house speaker. Click here to read more (external link). Related Humayoun warned government against meddling in parliamentary affairs
Tolo News: Wolesi Jirga speaker Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi on Wednesday said that lawmakers will no longer consult government institutions to help resolve the issues of their constituents, adding that they will address the issues with the help of the authorities which have been assigned to them in accordance with the constitution. Meanwhile MPs claimed that the president