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No one allowed to interfere in our affairs: Selection body

No one allowed to interfere in our affairs: Selection body

Oct 04, 2016 - 17:39

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Vowing not to allow anyone to interfere in its affairs, the Selection Committee on Tuesday formally began reviewing documents of candidates for commissioners on the two electoral bodies.

Mohammad Rashid Yousuf, a member of the committee, told a press conference in Kabul that reviewing documents of nominees was formally launched today.

Educationinfo-icon, work experience and all other related issues of the candidates would be reviewed in the first phase and their documents technically would be investigated in the second phase, he said.

The selection committee has so far received 574 applications for membership of the election commissions and the deadline for applying would end in the next two days, he said.

He added the selection committee would try to complete its tasks over the next one and a half months. “We do our work carefully and try not to face any problems that can cause differences among different parties,” Yousuf added.

No one has so far interfered in the committee’s affairs and no one in future would be also allowed to impede its activities, he said.

Besides other deeds, the selection committee has been able to finalize the procedure and behavioral principles its performance, he said.

The selection committee has been tasked with introducing to the president 21 individuals as commissioners on the Independent Election Commission (IECinfo-icon) and 15 on the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC).

Of these, President Ghani would appoint seven commissioners on the IEC and five others on the IECC.


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