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
By: Storai Karimi , Date:24/10/2018
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Some residents on Wednesday claimed wide-spread rigging took place in recent 20 Wolesi Jirga elections in western Herat province and asked the Independent Election Complaints Commissi... Read More

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Women’s active participation in polls urged

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

Herat gathering calls for action over poisoning incid...

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