By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:30/01/2019
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Protesting Wolesi Jirga candidates on Wednesday closed the Kabul-North highway in northern Baghlan province for an hour and set the election commission a 12-hour deadlin... Read More
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:06/01/2019
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Suspected Taliban militants have abducted a Wolesi Jirga candidate in the Baghlan-i-Markazi district of northern Baghlan province, the governor said on Sunday. Abdul Hai... Read More
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:28/11/2018
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The process of a vote recount in northern Baghlan province has been suspended, pending a decision of the central Independent Election Commission (IEC), an official said on Wednesday. Baghlan... Read More

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PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): After four weeks of being sworn in, Baghlan provincial council (PC) members could not elect their administrative head, residents complained on Wednesday.

However, provincial election commission head Amanullah Habibi told Pajhwok Afghan News the PC members had elected Firozuddin Aimaq and Samiuddin Nazer as their deputy head and secretary respectively.

Out of 155 candidates who contested the April 5 elections in Baghlan, 12 men and three women made it to the provincial council.

PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Failed provincial council candidates and their supporters on Sunday rallied in northern Baghlan province, blocking the Kabul-North highway.

About 200 people carrying photos of election officials with cross marks on their faces assembled in front of the provincial Independent Election Commission (IEC) office here.

A failed PC candidate Noorullah Riazat said they had been expecting the IEC and the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) would separate valid and invalid votes, but they did not.

PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The newly-elected provincial council (PC) members of northern Baghlan province on Saturday took oath, vowing to fight corruption and ethnic discrimination.

As many as 155 individuals contested the April elections in Baghlan, with 15 of them, including three women, winning seats on the body. Of the elected members, 11 are new faces and educated individuals.

PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Most of the winning provincial council candidates in northern Baghlan province are new faces and highly educated.

The previous provincial council had only three members holding BA degrees, but the council-elect has 7 members having the same qualification.

In the field of 155 contenders, 15 runners, including three women, have found their way to the body. A majority, 11 members elect, are new faces.

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Violations

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Provincial Council

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