By: Ahmad Jawed , Date:16/01/2019
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Supporters of winning Wolesi Jirga candidates on Wednesday closed the provincial Independent Election Commission (IEC) office in northern Balkh province and stopped the rec... Read More
By: Ahmad Jawed , Date:12/01/2019
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Protesting Wolesji Jirga candidates in northern Balkh province say the Independent Election Commission (IEC) has not yet delivered on its promise of recounting votes in suspicious... Read More
By: Ahmad Javed , Date:22/12/2018
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IEC) has assured protesting candidates in northern Balkh province to separate transparent and fraud votes. IECC Head Abdul Aziz Aryae durin... Read More

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The provincial council head in northern Balkh province on Thursday said differences within government leaders was a major reason behind spike in graft and insecurity across the country.
Mohammad Ibrahim Khair Andesh, provincial council head, told Pajhwok Afghan News law and order was deteriorating at accelerated pace amid rampant corruption in government departments.

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The residents of northern Balkh province on Monday said transparent future elections needed drastic reforms in the electoral bodies.
They were speaking at a consultative gathering with officials of the Electoral Reform Commission in Mazar-i-Sharif, the provincial capital.
The gathering was attended by Wolesi Jirga members, provincial council members, university teachers, civil society activists and local residents.

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The provincial council deputy head on Thursday said the Nawzad district fell to the Taliban due to a lack of coordination among security forces in southern Helmand province.
Ibadullah Alizai told Pajhwok Afghan News Taliban militants had been attacking the district centre for many days. He warned if security forces did not increase coordination among them, other northern districts would also fall.
He said Taliban militants had grown in strength in Musa Qala and Kajaki districts, posting serious security threats to the two towns.

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