By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:14/08/2019
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Presidential ballot will not take place in six districts of southern Helmand province due to insecurity, an official said on Wednesday. Shabbir Ahmad Hamid, provincial Independent Election Com... Read More
By: Zainullah Stanikzai , Date:29/12/2018
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A number of Wolesi Jirga candidates from southern Helmand province on Saturday erected a protest tent in front of the Independent Election Commission (IEC), asking the government to r... Read More
By: Zainullah Stanikzai , Date:24/10/2018
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) in southern Helmand province received 350 complaints mostly against the Independent Election Commission (IEC) during Wolesi Jirga... Read More

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LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The provincial council on Monday hailed the ongoing “Operation Zulfikar” in southern Helmand province as a success and well-planned.
The operation that was launched about a week ago in Sangin district has been extended to the Khanashin town.
Local officials say the provincial capital, Lashkargah, Nad Ali, Marja and Nawa districts have been cleared of insurgents as a result of the offensive.
A number of provincial council members called the latest operation as successful because of no civilian casualties so far.

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The newly-appointed National Directorate of Security (NDS) Chief for southern Helmand province vowed on Thursday to improve law in order in the restive province.
Speaking at a gathering arranged in his honour, Brig. Gen. Mohammad Amin Qazi underlined the support of Ulama, tribal elders and locals to ensure security in this volatile province.

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok):  Three Taliban insurgents, including a leading commander Abdul Rauf Khadim, were killed and some others wounded in a US drone strike in southern Helmand province on Monday, an official said.
The unmanned aircraft fired missile at a vehicle in the Azan locality of Kajaki district, Deputy Governor Mohammad Jan Rasool Yar told Pajhwok Afghan News.
“The missile targeted a car, which left three rebels dead, including the dreaded militants' commander Khadim, and some others wounded” he said.

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Civil society organisations in southern Helmand province warned on Friday that corruption graph would go up if provincial councils were barred from supervising and evaluating the performance of local departments.
The civil society in Helmand expressed its concern over the Wolesi Jirga decision barring the provincial councils from overseeing local departments. At least 17 provincial councils (PCs) on Friday announced closing their offices for seven days as a token of protest.

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Hundreds of enraged protesters took to the streets in southern Helmand province on Tuesday against rampant administrative corruption and insecurity.
The rally was headed by former hihadi commanders and tribal elders, who asked the national unity government to the improve law and order situation and counter graft.
Former governor Amir Hafizullah Khan Haqyar told Pajhwok Afghan News that the government should task honest and God-fearing individuals with combating corruption.


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