By: Ahmad Jawed , Date:15/09/2019
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Some civil society activists in northern Balkh province on Sunday said voter turnout in this month’s presidential elections would be weak in the province if the security situation... Read More
By: Ahmad Jawed , Date:14/09/2019
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Independent Election Commission (IEC) officials in northern Balkh say 33 out of total 315 polling sites in the province would be shut on the Election Day. IEC head for Balkh Moham... Read More
By: Ahmad Jawed , Date:11/09/2019
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Free and Fair Election Foundation of Afghanistan (FFEFA) on Wednesday said peace and election were national processes and they should not be turned to obstacles to each other. FF... Read More

KABUL (PAN): Two leading civil society groups on Monday said their concerns about upcoming elections had increased due to lack of transparent and effective guidelines and the presence of biased commission members.
In a joint statement, Afghan Anti-Corruption Network (AACN) and Anti-Corruption Watch Organization said the nation was witness to fraudulent presidential and provincial council elections last time.

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): The United States is not backing any particular candidate for next year’s presidential election in Afghanistan, an American civilian representative said on Tuesday.
Peter Kastner, the US civilian representative in northern Afghanistan, was speaking to reporters in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, at the conclusion of a three-day seminar.

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Defence Minister Gen. Bismillah Khan Mohammadi on Wednesday said Afghan security forces should be strengthened instead of keeping foreign troops in the country beyond 2014.
“It is not the solution to keep foreign forces in Afghanistan,” Mohammadi told reporters at a security gathering in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province.

Bismillah Khan

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): The education director for northern Balkh province was accused on Saturday of administrative corruption and abusing female employees of the department.
At a press conference in Mazar-i-Sharif, the provincial capital, former deputy director of education Zainab Azizi leveled the allegations against Qais Mohraeen.


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Winning candidates’ supporters shut Balkh IEC office

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