By: Ajmal Wisal , Date:26/11/2018
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Dozens of supporters of a failing female Wolesi Jirga candidate on Monday staged a protest demonstration in this capital city of central Uruzgan province, accusing the local election bo... Read More
By: Ajmal Wisal , Date:02/07/2015
TARINKOT (Pajhwok): Provincial Council in central Uruzgan province on Wednesday observed that lukewarm approach to tackle residents’ grievances have created gulf between people and government. Uruzgan provincial co... Read More
By: Ajmal Wisal , Date:30/06/2015
TRINIKOT (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead director of education of Chura district in central Uruzgan province inside a mosque, the governor spokesman said on Tuesday. Dost Mohammad Nayab told Pajhwok Afghan... Read More

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TIRINKOT (PAN): Hundreds of enraged protestors on Sunday forcibly closed a voter registration centre in the Gizab district of central Uruzgan province.
Up to 600 demonstrators took to the streets in the district at 9am, chanting full-throated slogans against the Independent Election Commission's (IEC) ill-planning.  

 
TIRINKOT (PAN): A district education officer was among four people shot dead by suspected insurgents in central Uruzgan province late on Wednesday, an official said.
Abdul Hadi Khan, the education officer for Khas Uruzgan district, was gunned down along with his son Aziz Ahmad and a co-villager named Hafizullah.

 
TIRINKOT (PAN): Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on Saturday paid a surprise visit to Tirinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, an official said.
Heading a delegation that included her defence minister, national security advisor and the Australian ambassador to Afghanistan, Rudd met troops during the unannounced trip to Tirinkot.

KABUL (PAN): Marjan, 50, the only female member of the provincial council in central Uruzgan province, says it was her long resistance against the Taliban that translated into her election as member of the council.
Despite numerous challenges and attempts on her life by the Taliban, Marjan was able to be elected as the council member after she attracted the attention of tribal elders who proposed her to run for a provincial council seat.

Restoration of peace, alleviation of poverty and construction of water dams are on top of the list for the people of the central Uruzgan province.
The province having six districts is located 670 kilometres south of the central capital Kabul. Its provincial council has nine seats with three of them for women.
According to the election commission, 26 candidates have registered their names for the provincial council seats. Only two of them are women.

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د خلکو ستونزو ته د چارواکو نه پاملرنې د حکومت او ولس ترمنځ واټن ډېر کړى
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Gap between residents, govt widened in Uruzgan: PC

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د خلکو ستونزو ته د چارواکو نه پاملرنې د حکومت او ولس ترمنځ واټن ډېر کړى
By: Ajmal Wisa... , Date:02/07/2015

Gap between residents, govt widened in Uruzgan: PC

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