KABUL (PAN): The Wolesi Jirga on Wednesday decided to summon National Security Advisor Dr. Rangin Dadfar Spanta to brief the lower house on the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) between Afghanistan and the United States.
KABUL (PAN): After a furious debate on whether or not to mention tribe’s name in computerised identity cards, Meshrano Jirga members on Sunday staged a walkout from the upper house, leaving the session inconclusive.
KABUL (PAN): Refugee and Repatriation Minister Jamahir Anwary on Saturday came under harsh criticism from some lawmakers, but managed to convince the lower house not to consider a no-confidence motion against him.
KABUL (PAN): The Meshrano Jirga on Tuesday decided to summon top election officials to brief the upper house on progress and problems in the lead-up to next year’s presidential and provincial council polls.
KABUL (PAN): The Meshrano Jirga on Tuesday rejected the lower house decision that the information and culture minister should lead the media complaints commission, suggesting the panel’s head should be elected from amongst its members.
KABUL (PAN): Expressing aversion to convening a consultative Loya Jirga on the security agreement with the US, some civil society groups on Thursday said every attempt at delaying or not holding next year’s elections would be illegal and catastrophic.