KABUL (PAN): The Wolesi Jirga on Monday approved a draft law on the structure, duties and powers of election panels, with some members saying the legislative measure should have been adopted by a two-thirds majority.
KABUL (PAN): Meshrano Jirga members on Sunday demanded details of an unusually long and testy telephonic conversation between President Hamid Karzai and US Secretary of State John Kerry should be shared with the legislature and the nation.
KABUL (PAN): A youth organisation on Saturday distributed pamphlets to lawmakers as part of its campaign for changes to the Constitution to allow President Karzai to stay in power beyond the end of his second term next year.
KABUL (PAN): The Wolesi Jirga -- or lower house of parliament -- on Saturday accepted two suggestions of President Hamid Karzai about a draft election law, but could not take any decision on others proposals due to lack of quorum.
KABUL (PAN): A key opposition coalition on Thursday accused the government of trying to rig the upcoming presidential elections, saying the authorities were intent on catapulting a candidate of its choice to power.
KABUL (PAN): The parliamentarians on Wednesday asked international troops, who are scheduled to leave Afghanistan next year, not to dismantle their military installations and hand them over to the government.
KABUL (PAN): The Wolesi Jirga on Wednesday took strong exception to the Attorney-General Office’s decision on putting five its members on the Exit Control List (ECL) for their alleged involvement in corruption and misuse of their positions.