By: عزيز الله همدرد , Date:15/04/2019
KABUL (Pajhwok): Six presidential candidates and a number of political parties deem the upcoming Consultative Loya Jirga for peace as ‘an election campaign’ and refuse to participate in it.... Read More
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:10/04/2019
KABUL (Pajhwok): Many experts say 67 pieces of legislation are awaiting approval from the lower house of parliament which was to be inaugurated on March 7 as per the law. The Wolesi Jirga elections w... Read More
By: naheed bashrdost , Date:10/04/2019
KABUL (Pajhwok): A new survey report shows insecurity, culture of impunity and violence against women have negative impact on the gender’s participation in elections. The survey was conducte... Read More

KABUL (PAN): Two ministers-designate, recently rejected by the Wolesi Jirga, say the parliamentarians' decision against them amounts to injustice. But legislators stoutly defend their stance.

KABUL (PAN): A number of people in this central capital believe injustice was done to some ministers-designate by rejecting them during the Saturday voting process by the Wolesi Jirga although they say there may be involvement of national interests.

KABUL (PAN): Some political analysts believe the rejection of majority of men nominated as cabinet members is a trick of the president, but others see the move as reflective of the Wolesi Jirga's increasing assertion of its authority.

KABUL (PAN): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) Monday called for reforming the Independent Election Commission (IEC) before the parliamentary vote due in May this year.

KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai has directed the Wolesi Jirga, or Lower House of Parliament, to suspend its winter recess until the completion of voting on his new cabinet picks.

KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai was concerned at the rejection of his 17 cabinet picks by the Wolesi Jirga, or Lower House of Parliament, his spokesman said on Sunday.

KABUL (PAN): The Wolesi Jirga has started the trust vote process for members of the new cabinet of President Hamid Karzai on Saturday morning.

KABUL (PAN): Afghan Parliament on Saturday approved the appointments of seven ministers and rejected eight others as the lawmakers voted on President Hamid Karzai's cabinet nominees.

KABUL (PAN): A parliamentary vote in Afghanistan will be held May 22 this year, a top election official confirmed on Saturday, but said about $50 million needed from the international community to meet the election's estimated budget of $120 million.

KABUL: An MP casts her vote. KABUL (PAN): Afghan Parliament rejected 17 Karzai's nominees, two-third, of the total 24 for cabinet posts in voting that stretched into Saturday evening to finally form a government.


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