By: Storai Karimi , Date:28/09/2019
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Officials in western Herat province say all polling sites are protected, asking people could turn out in large numbers to vote without any fear of violence. Governor Abdul Qayum Rahimi, after... Read More
By: Storai Karimi , Date:22/09/2019
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) regional office in western Herat province on Sunday said 30 polling stations would be closed on the Election Day and another 69 faced high secur... Read More
By: Storai Karimi , Date:18/09/2019
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A number of election observers in western Herat province on Wednesday voiced their frustration over lack of awareness-creating programs as part of the electoral process. The watchdogs... Read More

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Women’s active participation in polls urged

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Over a hundred residents of western Herat province on Tuesday condemned recent incidents of poisoning of students and teachers, seeking the arrest of those involved in the crime.
More than 800 students, including girls, were poisoned last week in a series of poisoning incidents at different schools of Injil and Guzra districts, as well the provincial capital.

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): An electronic system preventing corruption and keep transparency in cases of convicts has been activated in western Heart province, an official said Tuesday.
The program, launched by Afghanistan Justice Sector Support Program (JSSP), was begun three years ago in judicial organs and police headquarters of Herat province but was formally inaugurated today.

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Lack of access to modern security facilities and coordination among security forces were main reasons behind dramatic surge in insecurity in western Herat province, an official said on Tuesday.
Abdul Rahman Pedram, security and districts committee head in Herat provincial council, expressed these views in an interview with Pajhwok Afghan News.

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Secretary of the provincial council has alleged that some members of the council in western Herat province use force and extra-legal measures in order to resolve problems of the residents.
Sakina Hussaini told Pajhwok Afghan News use of force by some members was a major a major hurdle in their work which caused residents to have conflicting views regarding the council.


All Elections News

By: Storai Kar... , Date:28/09/2019

Herat officials say all local polling sites are secur...

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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

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Herat gathering ca...

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Insecurity may hinder women’s participation in polls

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


Ahmadzai garners more support
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Ahmadzai garners more support

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