LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): With the exception of Nawzad and Musa Kala districts, ballot boxes from all parts of southern Helmand province have been transferred to Lashkargah, the capital, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) said on Monday.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga on Monday decided to summon Independent Election Commission (IEC) officials over a shortage of ballot papers in several provinces during Saturday’s presidential and provincial council polls.
KABUL (Pajhwok): A US-based organisation on Monday underlined the need for observers to follow the tallying and complaints process to help ensure the integrity of the April 5 presidential and provincial elections.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The UN secretary-general on Sunday congratulated Afghans for the successful conduct of elections, noting the polls marked an important step forward in first democratic transition of power in the country.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Pakistani prime minister on Sunday called Afghanistan a brotherly country, pledging to work in collaboration with new Afghan leaders for bringing peace and tranquility to the region.
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Two senior police officials have been suspended in northern Baghlan province for negligence in duty and committing fraud during Saturday’s elections, the authorities said on Sunday.