By: يوسف منګل , Date:29/06/2019
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Some residents of southeastern Khost province say the period of the ongoing voter registration process should be extended in the province. In a mark of protest, dozens of people gathered at th... Read More
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:17/12/2018
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): After closing a key highway, failing Wolesi Jirga candidates and their supporters have closed the Governor’s House main gate against employees in southeastern Khost province. The fre... Read More
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:21/11/2018
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Protesters in southeastern Khost province on Wednesday closed the Independent Election Commission’s (IEC) office over an ongoing inspection of 91 polling stations in the province. Recently the... Read More

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KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The provincial council of southeastern Khost province on Wednesday formally started functioning after a dispute lasting three months over the administrative board’s elections.
The council members first entered a dispute over the administrative board election and then split into two groups over the election of their senatorial candidate.
However, the differences came to an end four days ago and the council formally launched its activities on Wednesday, promising to properly discharge their responsibilities.

KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of southeastern Khost province on Sunday urged the Wolesi Jirga to grant ministers-designate the vote of confidence on merit and in the supreme national interest.
Eid Gul Tarizwal, a resident of Khost City, the provincial capital, told Pajhwok Afghan News lawmakers should avoid entering secret deals with the cabinet nominees.
He claimed the ministers-designate had started campaigning to secure the trust vote, advising lower house members to prefer the country’s interest over personal gains.

KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A number of religious scholars, tribal elders and civil society activists of southeastern Khost province on Tuesday asked President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani to abide by his promises he made during the canvassing with the people of this province.

Eng. Mohammad Arif, head of Qalam Yaran cultural society, said that President Ghani had made several promises to develop this province duing his election campaign.

KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Members of the provincial council of southeastern Khost have been unable so far to resolve their differences over the administrative board’s election.

Voting to elect a senatorial candidate to represent Khost in the Meshrano Jirga has been postponed four times, according to Abdul Rahman Mohabat, the provincial Independent Election Commission (IEC) office head.

He said elections for the Senate representative and the board could not be held due to differences among the council members.

KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The provincial council of southeastern Khost province on Saturday announced it would be electing the administration board tomorrow.

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) has warned provincial councils of Paktia, Khost and some other provinces to elect their administration boards before December 22.

In its warning letter to these councils, the IEC has said it would intervene if the PCs failed to elect the boards before the deadline.

KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Provincial council members of southeastern Khost province have accused some Wolesi Jirga members of interfering in their affairs, a reason they cite for their inability to elect the council chief and administrative board.

A member of the new council, Abdul Wali Wahidzai, told Pajhwok Afghan News that lower house members from Khost and other provinces were directly interfering in the council’s affairs.

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