By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:16/09/2019
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Members of a women association in southeastern Khost province say they will not participate in this month’s presidential election if their photos are taken as mandatory during... Read More
By: يوسف منګل , Date:29/06/2019
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Some residents of southeastern Khost province say the period of the ongoing voter registration process should be extended in the province. In a mark of protest, dozens of people gathered at th... Read More
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:17/12/2018
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): After closing a key highway, failing Wolesi Jirga candidates and their supporters have closed the Governor’s House main gate against employees in southeastern Khost province. The fre... Read More

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KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A number of civil society organisations in southeastern Khost province on Saturday urged the president to reject the Wolesi Jirga decision barring provincial council members from supervising and evaluating the performance of local departments.
If President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani approved the Wolesi Jirga decision to curtail powers of the provincial councils, corruption would be encouraged at the local level, they warned. At least 17 provincial councils (PCs) have closed their offices for seven days in protest.

KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The provincial council of southeastern Khost province on Wednesday formally started functioning after a dispute lasting three months over the administrative board’s elections.
The council members first entered a dispute over the administrative board election and then split into two groups over the election of their senatorial candidate.
However, the differences came to an end four days ago and the council formally launched its activities on Wednesday, promising to properly discharge their responsibilities.

KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of southeastern Khost province on Sunday urged the Wolesi Jirga to grant ministers-designate the vote of confidence on merit and in the supreme national interest.
Eid Gul Tarizwal, a resident of Khost City, the provincial capital, told Pajhwok Afghan News lawmakers should avoid entering secret deals with the cabinet nominees.
He claimed the ministers-designate had started campaigning to secure the trust vote, advising lower house members to prefer the country’s interest over personal gains.

KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A number of religious scholars, tribal elders and civil society activists of southeastern Khost province on Tuesday asked President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani to abide by his promises he made during the canvassing with the people of this province.

Eng. Mohammad Arif, head of Qalam Yaran cultural society, said that President Ghani had made several promises to develop this province duing his election campaign.

KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Members of the provincial council of southeastern Khost have been unable so far to resolve their differences over the administrative board’s election.

Voting to elect a senatorial candidate to represent Khost in the Meshrano Jirga has been postponed four times, according to Abdul Rahman Mohabat, the provincial Independent Election Commission (IEC) office head.

He said elections for the Senate representative and the board could not be held due to differences among the council members.


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