By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:24/12/2018
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): The appellate court officials in southeastern Paktia province on Monday said they had not received the cases of Wolesi Jirga candidates accused of electoral fraud and rigging.... Read More
By: Shakor Kamran , Date:12/11/2018
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Supporters of candidates facing attorneys in southeastern Paktia province on Monday said the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC)’s decision against the hopefuls was unjust. Dozens o... Read More
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:10/11/2018
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) has invalidated thousands of votes in southeastern Paktia province and has referred four Wolesi Jirgacandidates to the Attorney General O... Read More

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4 campaigners of a candidate killed in Paktia

GARDEZ (Pajhwok): A number of religious leaders, peace committee members and local elders in southeastern Paktia province demanded the government build peace and security in remote parts of the country.
Maulvi Khaliqdad, head of peace committee, said that Afghans wanted peace and stability. “Everyone should show practical efforts for peace and stability,” he demanded, adding that cooperation and assistance of local populace were also equally important in this regard. 

KABUL (Pajhwok): People in southeastern Paktia province have complained they were facing with serious problems while doing their official work because government employees demanding bribe.
In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, Paktia provincial council member Taj Mohammad Mangal said that despite efforts to bridge the gap between people and government, people were still facing problems to do their legal work without greasing the palm of government officers.

GARDIZ (Pajhwok): Six education officers of southeastern Paktia province have been detained on corruption charges but their two accomplices managed to flee, an official said on Wednesday.
An official of the department, wishing to go unnamed, told Pajhwok Afghan News the detainees included the the directors of planning and protection, a supervisor, two engineers and the education director of Wozi Zadran district.
“Two other officials involved in corruption have been fled and we have no clue to them,” the official said.

GARDEZ (Pajhwok): The Electoral Reform Commission on Monday said past mistakes would not be repeated in future elections.
This was stated by Kawon Kakar, a member of the commission, who headed a delegation to southeastern Paktia province.
The delegation addressed a gathering attended by civil society activists, tribal elders and local residents in Gardez, the provincial capital.
Speaking on behalf of civil society groups, Ahmad Shah Ahmadzai said people had lost trust in the electoral bodies during the previous elections.

GARDEZ (Pajhwok): The governor of southeastern Paktia province on Tuesday said some officials in local departments had been appointed on the basis of nepotism despite unfit for the jobs.
Nasratullah Arsala, who assumed office two months back, was talking to Pajhwok Afghan News in an exclusive interview.
Arsala said since taking office he had evaluated the performance of local departments and officials.
His evaluation found absent coordination among some departments and employees without required skills and capacity.

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