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): Residents and officials of eastern Nuristan province have urged the incoming government to pay the province special attention because it had been ignored in the past.

Abu Bakar, a resident of Paroon, the provincial capital, said Nuristan was a mountainous region, where most dwellers were associated with the livestock business.

He said Nuristanis had no option but to raise household animals for profit and suggested that mining projects could also help generate jobs for the locals.

PARON (Pajhwok): Only one of the 37 polling centres across eastern Nuristan province remained closed on Saturday, thanks to people’s cooperation with the authorities, the governor said.

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Residents of eastern Nuristan province on Monday said they would be unable to actively participate in the second round of presidential elections if security was not improved around polling sites.
They urged security officials to ensure that residents in all parts were able to exercise their right to vote in the decisive presidential runoff phase.
Haji Mirza Ali, a resident of Paroon, said only the capital city and its adjacent areas had been secure during the April 5 elections and people in other parts found it hard to go to polling centres.

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A number provincial candidates in eastern Nuristan province on Thursday accused some local and the Independent Election Commission (IEC) regional officials of massive rigging and fraud in Saturday’s polls.
Some eight provincial council candidates at a news conference in this provincial capital, complained about widespread electoral fraud in the remote areas.


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By: Yousaf za... , Date:12/02/2019

Nuristanis want electoral reforms before July vote

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Security personnel among 19 dead in Kamdesh battle

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By: Mahbubulla... , Date:25/01/2014
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