By: Bashir Ahmad Nadem , Date:04/03/2019
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A Wolesi Jirga candidate from southern Kandahar province Asadullah Mashouri was killed in a magnetic bomb blast on Monday, an official said. Aziz Ahmad Azizi, the governor’s spoke... Read More
By: Bashir Ahmad Nadem , Date:06/02/2019
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Independent Election Commission (IEC)’s deputy head for southern Kandahar province Haroon Kaliwal claims he was beaten and filmed naked at gun-point by two unsuccessful Wolesi Jirga... Read More
By: Bashir Ahmad Nadem , Date:14/01/2019
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC)’s regional office in southern Kandahar province was reopened on Monday, thanks the provincial council’s efforts. The IEC regional office was... Read More

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KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Dozens of tribal elders offered condolences to the families of the victims of Kunduz violence, saying the city had fallen as a result of government’s negligence.
During a gathering in the provincial council office, the elders from different parts of Kandahar asked the government to take urgent measures to bring to justice all those who contributed to the debacle.

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Some more than 100 people through a demonstration in southern Kandahar province on Sunday demanded the inclusion of words “Afghan and Islam” in the computerised Identity (ID) cards.
The protesters, who first gathered at the Ahmad Shahi Stadium later rallied to push for their demand. Provincial council members, civil society activists, tribal elders and common people took part in the rally.
The council members and elders in their speeches stressed Afghan and Islam should be mentioned in the biometric ID cards because it was a national demand.

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The Provincial Council (PC) of southern Kandahar province has warned of taking strict action against officials involved in corruption.
Kandahar PC head Haji Sayed Khan Khakrizwal told a meeting that a large number of residents complained about rampant corruption in provincial government departments.
However, Khakrizwal did not name any department to be the hub of graft but vowed to initiate strict measures against officers who were in connivance in direct or indirect corruption.

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Construction work on a three-kilometre bypass road began in the capital of southern Kandahar province on Tuesday, an official said.
The road stretches from the second inter-section to the Hindu Square of Kandahar City, linking it with Kabul, Herat and Spin Boldak highways, according to the mayor.
Governor Dr. Humayun Azizi, Mayor Qazi Mohammad Omar, provincial council members and other officials attended the launching ceremony.

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Mega development schemes should be executed instead of small projects in different districts of southern Kandahar province under the National Solidarity Programme (NSP) -- a flagship uplift plan of the government. 
Provincial Council Chairman Haji Syed Jan Khakrezwal says he has raised the issue at meetings with NSP officials and village council members. He underlined the imperative of deriving maximum benefits from the important programme. 

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