By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:23/10/2018
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban on Tuesday denied kidnapping 18 voters and killing two others in western Farah province after local residents alleged so. Local residents accused the Taliban of killing t... Read More
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:20/10/2018
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Many people in western Farah province said they did not find their names on voter lists at polling stations they visited on Saturday. Pajhwok reporter met with dozens of people at polling stat... Read More
By: Humayoon Zaheen , Date:13/09/2015
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Five days of clashes between security forces and insurgents have displaced hundreds of families in Khak-i-Safed district of western Farah province, officials said on Monday. The gun b... Read More

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Fraud Tazkeras distributed for rigging in one of the polling stations in Farah province during 2018 Wolesi Jirga elections

Farah (Pajhwok): Education sector in Farah has remarkably developed during the past decade but the vital sector still faces problems that need to be addressed without further delay, official said.
Engineer Mohammad Sabir Faroqi, acting director of the education department told Pajhwok Afghan News a total of 114, 000 students were enrolled in Farah Schools with 38, 000 among them were females.

FARAH CITY (PAN): Majority of Farah residents depend on agriculture and livestock to feed their families but most of the farmers complain of facing problems such as lack of irrigation water, cold storages facilities and appropriate market for their products.  
Agriculture:
Engineer Abdur Rahman Matin, acting director of Agriculture and Livestock Department of Farah Province told Pajhwok Afghan News more than 80% people of the province had depended on agriculture and cultivation.

FARAH CITY (PAN): Keeping in mind a better tomorrow, residents of western Farah province expressed optimism to take part in the upcoming elections but a number of them said deteriorated security would hamper people’s participation in ballots.
A group of some residents said they did not want to cast their votes for the next president.
A school teacher: I will vote because education sector witnessed considerable improvement during the incumbent government:

FARAH CITY (PAN): Complaining of a host of problems, residents of Farah province said they had been facing growing insecurity, administrative corruption, lack of development projects, joblessness and closure of a number of schools.
“We have never spent a day happy during the past ten years because of infighting and clashes all the time,” said, Abdul Wadood, a resident of Balablok district.
He said armed groups were roaming in the district in large number who most of the time got engaged in skirmishes with the security forces but civilians suffered casualties in the fight.

FARAH CITY (PAN): The people of Farah demanded the government to help bolster security, provide electricity, construct dams and build health facilities in the province.
They underlined the need the government should extend its all out support to address the legitimate issues being confronted to the restive region.
Abdul Hamid Hamid, provincial council member of Farah told Pajhwok Afghan News the prime and main demand of the people was that security should be made impregnable.  

FARAH CITY (PAN): The people of Farah demanded the government to help bolster security, provide electricity, construct dams and build health facilities in the province.
They underlined the need the government should extend its all out support to address the legitimate issues being confronted to the restive region.
Abdul Hamid Hamid, provincial council member of Farah told Pajhwok Afghan News the prime and main demand of the people was that security should be made impregnable.  

  1. Faryad Radio:

Faryad Radio was established by Khalil Amiri in 2011. The radio has two employees and covers around 72-kilometers area.
Contact: 0700666696-0798045050
Email: radiofaryad@yahoo.com
 

13 – Gul Ahmad Azami:
Elected Senator:
Son of Ghulam Hazrat, Gul Ahmad Azami was born in the Pusht-i-rod district of western Farah province in 1969. He completed his education at Kabul Military University. He worked as military officer in various capacities.
 
Contacts: 0793415195, 0799243761
 
Balqis Roshan:
Elected Senator:
 

Farah provincial council has nine members. Three previous members of the council could retain their seats in April 5 elections while the rest six members are new. Their administrative board members are as follow:
Head: Farid Bakhtawar
Deputy Head: Khair Mohammad Nawrozi
Secretary: Shah Mahmood Naeemi
 
1- Dadullah Qani:

Considered as one of important provinces located in the west of Afghanistan, the province of Farah comprised eleven administrative units including the provincial capital and ten districts.
 1 – Farah City:

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