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    Governance

    FEFA seeks early approval of election law

    KABUL (PAN): The Free and Fair Election Foundation of Afghanistan (FEFA) on Tuesday asked the Wolesi Jirga to act fast on amendments to laws on polls and structure, duties and powers of poll panels.



    Governance

    Ministers claim spending over 50pc of funds

    KABUL (PAN): Four ministers on Monday appeared before the Wolesi Jirga, lower of parliament, insisting they had utilised more than half of development funds allocated to them in the 2011 annual budget.



    Governance

    Journalists boycott Senate session

    KABUL (PAN): Foreign and local journalists on Sunday announced a boycott of Senate sessions in protest against disregarding their proposals about the procedure of questioning summoned officials.



    Governance

    Detainee torture persists in Kandahar jails: MP

    KABUL (PAN): A parliamentary delegation on Sunday said detainees continued to be tortured and mistreated in southern Kandahar province, widening the gap between locals and the government.



    Governance

    Wolesi Jirga receives draft law on census

    KABUL (PAN): Justice Minister Habibullah Ghalib on Saturday presented the Wolesi Jirga -- lower house of parliament -- a draft law on population census aimed at preventing the issuance of forged computerised ID cards.



    Governance

    MPs split on abolishing IARCSC

    KABUL (PAN): The Wolesi Jirga -- lower house of parliament -- debate on on the fate of the Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Services Commission (IARCSC) ended on an inconclusive note on Saturday.



    Governance

    MPs doubt forces' ability to control Bagram jail

    KABUL (PAN): Some lawmakers, hailing the full handover of Bagram jail a positive move towards recognition of the country's sovereignty, on Wednesday expressed their doubts about the ability of Afghan forces to secure the notorious prison.



    Governance

    Quorum problem hits Wolesi Jirga business

    KABUL (PAN): The quorum problem on Wednesday prevented the Wolesi Jirga -- or lower house of the parliament -- from dealing with a heavy agenda, including important bills and agreements.



    Governance

    Quorum problem hits Wolesi Jirga proceedings

     KABUL (PAN): The quorum problem on Wednesday prevented the Wolesi Jirga -- or lower house of the parliament -- from dealing with a heavy agenda, including important bills and agreements.



    Governance

    Senators stress caution in ID cards issuance

     KABUL (PAN): Senators on Tuesday differed over the mention of tribes in new computerised identity cards and insisted on maximum caution to prevent their issuance to foreigners.