By: Yousaf zarifi , Date:12/02/2019
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Dissatisfied with the parliamentary vote’s outcome, some residents of eastern Nuristan province on Tuesday warned not to participate in the July presidential poll if reforms were not brou... Read More
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:12/09/2015
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Fifteen Taliban, three security personneland a civilian have been killed during a clash in the Kamdesh district of eastern Nuristan province, officials said on Saturday. The ongoing clash erupt... Read More
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:07/09/2015
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The acting governor on Monday asked the Parliament to pay proper attention to the development of eastern Nuristan province while approving upcoming annual budget. Hafiz Abdul Qayyum told Pajhwo... Read More

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A view of the 2018 Wolesi Jirga elections in Nuristan province

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Custom acting chief of eastern Nuristan province is arrested on corruption charges and his case is referred to Attorney General Office (AGO), an official has said on Sunday.
 Nuristan acting governor Hafez Abdul Qayyum told Pajhwok Afghan News the acting custom revenue director Mohammad Ayub demanded bribe in construction of police station.
“The director custom revenue is on sick leave and has gone abroad for treatment while acting director Mohammad Ayub has been detained red-handed with 100,000 Afghanis which he has taken as a bribe,” he added.

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least two provincial council members have never attended the elected body’s sessions in eastern Nuristan province, the acting governor said on Monday.
Hafiz Abdul Qayum told Pajhwok Afghan News the two had been living in Kabul and had never attended the council meetings since their election, while the remaining four members irregularly attended the sessions.
The Nuristan provincial council has nine members. Qayum said the Independent Directorate of Local Government should take notice of the absenteeism and find a permanent solution to the issue.

Nuristan (PAN): The mountainous eastern Nuristan province has large scale reservoirs of natural mines containing precious and semi precious stones.
For the purpose to explore and exploit the underground reserves, the department of mines started functioning right after its establishment in 2013 in Nuristan.
Following are details of existing precious stones in the valleys and mountains of Nuristan.
Biroch and SofahBiroch:

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Acting governor of eastern Nuristan province alleged that foreign hands were fuelling tribal feud in the province for their vested interests.
Hafiz Abdul Qayyum said enmity between two tribes of Kamdish and Kushtooz villages erupted 16 years ago in Kamdish district, which left 400 persons dead and 150 wounded.
Hundreds of families migrated to other areas because of clashes between the two warring tribes, he added.


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Nuristanis want electoral reforms before July vote

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Massive polls’ rigging reported in Nuristan

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Provincial Council

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Voting unlikely in 18 polling stations: Nuristani
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