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

Dr. Hazrat Shah Nuristani:
Elected Senator from Nuristan,
 
Son of Haji Amiruddin, Dr. Hazrat Shah Nuistani is born in 1957 in Waigal district of Nuristan province. He did MD in medical field. He served as a doctor in Sardar Muhammad Dawood Khan hospital. He was a medical coordinator with MI--- an NGO. He headed the Nuristan Hospital Health Department. He served as a trainer in PSF NGO.
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Hafiz Abdul Qayyum:
Elected Senator from Nuristan,
 

1- Kalilullah:
Khalilullah is the son of Ghulam Mustafa. He is the resident of Atati village in Barg-i-matal district and was born in 1976. He is a 12th class graduate. Before filing his nomination to contest the provincial council election, he was cultural advisor with Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) in Nangaraj area of Nuristan. He also served as teacher. He has no political affiliation.
2- Abdul Latif Nuhzat Yar:

192 - Dr. Parween Nuristani
Elected from:  Nuristan, Votes: 3349
 

Located in northwestern of Afghanistan, Nuristan province has eight administrative units including its capital Parun. Wama, Kamdish, Barg-i-matal, Duaab, Noorgram, Want Waigal and Mandol are its known districts.
1 – Parun:
Parun is the capital of the province containing around 30 villages. According to recent study, its population surges to 67,000 individuals. The province has little agricultural land with its residents eke out their livelihood from its densely forests.
2 – Bargmatal:

Son of Abdul Kabir Nuristani, Muhammad Tamim Nuristan is the grandson of Abdul Wakil Khan. He hails from Kantiwa, a locality in the central Nuristan and was born in 1957.
He completed his early education at his hometown while he received his secondary education in Kabul. He got his higher education in electrical from the United States.
He served as Jihadi commander in his home province in 1978. He was a member of Jamiat-i-Islami Party.

Having immense historical fame and importance, Nuristan is a known eastern province of Afghanistan. Throughout the history, Nuristan has been known by different names.
Geographically, the province is a mountainous region. During different times, it is known as Kafirstan and Bloristan. However, Bloristan was a name largely used for Kunar, Chitral and Kapisa regions.

192 - Dr. Parween Nuristani
Elected from:  Nuristan, Votes: 3349
 

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