By: Storai Karimi , Date:27/03/2019
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A number of women in western Herat province on Tuesday demanded lasting peace in the country and called for their participation in the peace negotiations and elections. They said the... Read More
By: Storai Karimi , Date:12/01/2019
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Residents and some Wolesi Jirga candidates on Saturday rallied in western Herat province and vowed not to partake in the presidential election if the Independent Election Commission (... Read More
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:28/10/2018
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC)’s regional office in western Herat province on Sunday accused a Wolesi Jirga candidate of offering the office 1$ million in bribe to declare... Read More

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Women’s active participation in polls urged

HERAT CITY (PAN): Opposition leader Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Saturday said the Karzai administration lacked political will to hold fair and free presidential elections taking place next year. The Afghanistan National Front leader told a press conference in western Herat province the government had no intention to ensure transparent elections, claiming some candidates used government machinery for their political campaigns.

By Magnus Ohman
What country has the most expensive election campaigns in the world? At a first glance the answer may be obvious; in the recent US elections over 2 billion dollars were spent, and combined with the other elections held at that time, the total spending is estimated to over 6 billion.

As part of its election coverage plan, Pajhwok Afghan News is interviewing residents of all 34 provinces. Members of different age groups will be asked basic questions, such as whether they will participate in the August 20 presidential and provincial council polls, what they want the government to do and what their objections to official policies are.

HERAT CITY (PAN): Thousands of residents of this western city on Saturday took to the streets, rejecting as illegal the election of Syed Wahid Qatali as provincial council chief.
Qatali won a second round of the ballot that involved 12 members and held in Kabul last week in presence of Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) officials.

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By: Storai Kar... , Date:27/03/2019

No one has right to decide our fate: Herat women

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A number of women in western Herat province on... Read More

Violations

By: Storai Kar... , Date:12/01/2019

Herat protestors vow to boycott presidential poll

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Residents and some Wolesi Jirga candidates on... Read More

Provincial Council

"هرگز دست از درس و تعلیم اولادهاى خود برنمی داريم"
By: Storai Kar... , Date:08/09/2015

Herat gathering ca...

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Over a hundred residents of western Herat province on Tu... Read More

Parliament

By: Storai Kar... , Date:29/09/2018

Insecurity may hinder women’s participation in polls

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A number of women rights activist and female... Read More

Campaign

Ahmadzai garners more support
By: Ahmadzai garners mor... , Date:01/06/2014

Ahmadzai garners more support

HERAT CITY, TARINKOT, JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Thousands of people have held separ... Read More