KABUL (Pajhwok): Meshrano Jirga members on Tuesday asked President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai to name and introduce to Parliament his Cabinet nominees as soon as possible and take effective measures for reversing the tide of insecurity.
KABUL (Pajhwok): National Security Advisor Mohammad Hanif Atmar on Monday said the government was duty-bound to answer questions from parliamentarians about the security agreements with the United States and NATO.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga on Wednesday asked the president to explain why top officials of the two electoral commissions had refused to brief lawmakers on allegations of widespread fraud in provincial council polls.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Meshrano Jirga members on Tuesday said delay in introducing new Cabinet picks contributed to growing insecurity in the country, asking the government to pay attention to their call.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Meshrano Jirga -- the upper house -- on Sunday called for the creation of a special tribunal to investigate results from the April provincial council polls, seeking prosecution of top election officials.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some lower house members on Saturday accused the speaker, Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi, of misusing his authority and position in granting foreign trips to lawmakers, but the chair dismissed the allegations.