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): A Taliban militant’s plan to carry out suicide attack in northern Balkh province with alleged support by former Provincial Council (PC) members has been foiled, several PC members claim on Tuesday.
Mohammad Amin Dara Sufi, head of provincial council, told Pajhwok Afghan News a former PC members who could not win last election had planned a suicidal attack on the provincial council members.

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Participants of a seminar in northern Balkh province on Wednesday believed early parliamentary elections would help bring peace and stability to the country.
Provincial council members from different provinces and civil society activists attended the seminar, calling for early and fair Wolesi Jirga elections.
Hamid Safwat, one of the seminar’s organizers, told Pajhwok Afghan News they wanted to prepare the ground for free and fair parliamentary polls with the help of civil society groups.

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Second deputy chief executive officer Mohammad Muhaqqeq on Wednesday said Pakistan was yet to honour pledges it held out to Afghan leaders regarding the peace process.
He was addressing a gathering commemorating Imam Mahdi, the 12th Imam, in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province.
Local residents, government and security officials participated in the gathering.  “We can’t succeed unless tolerance, respect and love for each other prevail,” Muhaqqeq said.

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