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): The Afghans exercised their voting right under difficult circumstances, including the threat of insurgent attacks and drizzly weather, but fraud was committed in some areas, one front-line presidential runner said on Saturday.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Friday accused presidential runners Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Zalmai Rassoul of continuing campaigns beyond expiry of the two-month period.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga members on Monday said most of their colleagues were busy in electioneering for the April 5 provincial council polls, causing quorum problems and delaying approval of essential legislative measures.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan is trying to disrupt next week’s landmark presidential and provincial council elections, Afghan security chiefs alleged while briefing the Wolesi Jirga (lower house of parliament) on Saturday.