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 government in northern Balkh province on Monday said except the judiciary, people’s complaints against other provincial departments equaled to nothing.
But the provincial council head said bad governance prevailed in the education, security and public health sectors.
In an interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, the gubernatorial spokesman, Munir Farhad, said the province had made “memorable achievements” last solar year that ends on March 21.

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The Governor of northern Balkh province Atta Mohammad Noor on Wednesday questioned the nomination of Masoom Stanikzai, a cabinet pick for defence ministry, and termed the decision “a historical mistake.”
In his message on social media, he alleged Stanikzai was the murderer of Ustad Burhanuddin Rabani, former head of the High Peace Council (HPC). Also, Munir Farhad, the governor’s spokesman, confirmed views expressed by Noor who is also the executive director of Jamiat-i-Islami political party.

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The head of provincial council for northern Balkh province on Tuesday said local governance in the province was faced with problems but efforts were on to introduce substantial reforms.
In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, Mohammad Ibrahim Khairandish accused the education and public health departments of negligence and blamed security organs for interfering in some legal issues.
He said that around 300 persons visit the provincial council in connection of their cases daily.

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok):  Sheikh Saud Altanin, Saudi Arabia deputy work and labor affairs minister, held a meeting with acting governor of northern Balkh province, and they exchanged views on issues of mutual interest.
Also, Saudi Arabia Special Envoy Ustad Khalid was also present in the meeting. Atta Mohammad Noor, the governor of Balkh, thanked his guests for their country’s all out support for Afghanistan.

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