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

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.

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): First Vice-President Abdul Rashid Dostum on Saturday urged the countrymen to stand united in warding off the Islamic State (Dayesh) threat to Afghanistan.
Addressing the traditional Nawroz flag-hoisting ceremony here, Dostum said the unity government was inclusive and would continue to retain its representative character.
Balkh Governor Atta Mohammad Noor, dozens of lawmakers, top security officials and foreign diplomats attended the Nawroz ceremony. 


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