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): 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. 

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Embarking on a series of visits to provinces, Electoral Reform Commission chief Shah Sultan Akefi on Sunday said people’s views and suggestions were crucial to bringing about reforms in the electoral system.
Akefi, who arrived in the capital of southern Kandahar province, met with Deputy Governor Abdul Ali Shamsi.
Akefi said he visited Kandahar to meet people, tribal elders, religious scholars and civil society activists and listen to their views and suggestions regarding electoral reforms.

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): An advisory mini-jirga involving university teachers, civil society activists and media representatives has been formed to voluntarily work with the education department to improve teaching standards in southern Kandahar province.
The 11-member jirga on Tuesday called on Governor Dr. Humayun Aziz at the governor’s house, where Education Director Abdul Qadir Piwaston was also present.

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Women have the ability to stop their male family members from going to the war if their awareness is increased, peace negotiators in southern Kandahar province believe.
Jamila Yousafi, the provincial peace committee secretary, told this to a gathering of women coming from Kandahar City, the provincial capital, and districts a day earlier.

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By: Bashir Ahm... , Date:04/03/2019

Wolesi Jirga candidate killed in Kandahar blast

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