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): Some philanthropists in northern Balkh province on Friday extended financial assistance to a poverty-stricken teacher and thereby prevented the planned sale of his daughter.
Members of civil society, representatives of the provincial council and local traders visited the female schoolteacher's residence in the Karta Noor-i-Khuda neighbourhood of Mazar-i-Sharif to deliver the cash.

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Female football referees are being trained for the first time in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, an official said on Tuesday.

Ahmad Fareed, a resident of Balkh province, said they were satisfied with security in main cities but people living in remote areas were feeling greater sense of insecurity. He said security in remote areas was getting worst by each passing day because the government had weak writ in those remote localities. He criticised the Independent Election Complaint Commission (IECC) for failing to disqualify powerful warlords as provincial council candidates.

Afghans will play a highly significant role in electing the country's future leader, said Fatima Sultani, a resident of Mazar-i-Sharif city. She said women made 60 percent population of Afghanistan but they were not allowed to go to polling stations to cast their votes. Mostly, women in southern part of the country are facing multiple problems, she said, adding the unemployment graph was another matter of concern. Afghanistan enjoys greater support of the international community. We will not be able to achieve progress if we lose that support, she warned.

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