KABUL (PAN): Two commissions of the Wolesi Jirga have been assigned to investigate the case of a girl who was allegedly whipped by a prayer leader in southern Ghazni province, officials said on Wednesday.
KABUL (PAN): The Wolesi Jirga -- the lower house of parliament -- on Wednesday reversed its decision on summoning the information and culture minister after a number of lawmakers calling for his appearance retracted their demand.
KABUL (PAN): The Meshrano Jirga --- upper house of parliament --- on Tuesday decided against naming a road in northern Balkh province after slain Iranian diplomats, asking the information minister to brief MPs on the subject.
KABUL (PAN): The Meshrano Jirga, or upper house of parliament, would summon newly approved top security officials to explain their plans for controlling the current situation, lawmakers said on Tuesday.
KABUL (PAN): Wolesi Jirga Speaker Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi on Monday acknowledged that the decision against allowing lawmakers to ask questions of President Hamid Karzai’s Cabinet picks was against the house rules.