Helmand Interviews

 
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The Nad Ali district chief in southern Helmand province on Thursday said the security situation in his town had improved after a security operation that enabled security forces to protect polling stations and prevent poppy cultivation.
In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, Mohammad Ibrahim said residents of the district were no longer required to travel to the provincial capital, Lashkargah, for resolving their problems.

 
LASHKARGAH (PAN): A Wolesi Jirga member on Wednesday said lower house members influenced 80 percent of appointments to government posts, a practice that violated merit and fair play.    

 
LASHKARGAH (PAN): The security conditions of Khanshen district in southern Helmand province has improved, but reconstruction works is missing, says an official.
Haji Shah Mehmood Mir district chief told Pajhwok Afghan News that they are facing shortage of police personnel but with good cooperation they managed to improve security in the area.

 
LASHKARGAH (PAN): Abject poverty and unemployment have strengthened the insurgency in the Kajaki district of southern Helmand province, the town's administrative head said on Monday.
"If residents are provided with jobs, they will be kept from joining the insurgents," Mullah Abdul Raziq Mazlumyar told Pajhwok Afghan News during an exclusive interview.

 
LASHKARGAH (PAN): Abject poverty and unemployment have strengthened the insurgency in the Kajaki district of southern Helmand province, the town's administrative head said on Monday.
"If residents are provided with jobs, they will be kept from joining the insurgents," Mullah Abdul Raziq Mazlumyar told Pajhwok Afghan News during an exclusive interview.