Demands From President

QALA-i-Now (PAN): A number of residents in Badghissaid major problems being faced by the residents included absence of health facilities, construction of university and airfield.
Abdullah Durani, a civil society activist and resident of provincial capital said the province was underdeveloped and needed accelerated steps for the development of the neglected part of the country.

A number of residents of western Badghis province particularly of areas where government had completed development projects said they will participate in the upcoming presidential elections they complained the residents suffer from unemployment and poverty and request the next president to address the existing challenges.
Badghis province has five districts and provincial council has nine seats, three of them allotted to female representatives.
47 people including nine women have are running for the nine provincial council seats in the province.