KABUL (PAN): The Wolesi Jirga's Commission on Internal Security on Saturday insisted President Hamid Karzai's decree dissolving all private security firms had not been fully implemented, an assertion rejected by the Ministry of Interior (MoI).
KABUL (PAN): Lawmakers on Saturday accused some of their colleagues and members of the Wolesi Jirga Administrative Board of trying to exclude the issue of summoned ministers from the house agenda since the assembly returned from its winter break.
KABUL (PAN): Seventy-one incidents of violence against journalists took place in Afghanistan during the outgoing solar year, indicating a nine percent increase over the previous year, a media advocacy group said on Wednesday.
KABUL (PAN): Some Wolesi Jirga members on Monday slammed a draft law of the Independent Administrative Reforms and Civil Services Commission (IARCSC) regarding recruitment exams for government employees as contrary to the constitution.
KABUL (PAN): The Meshrano Jirga on Sunday decided to abolish a commission, including members of parliamentary panels, civil society groups and higher education ministry, to probe results of a recent university entry test.
KABUL (PAN): Lawmaker Mirwais Yasini was elected as first deputy speaker of the lower house while Seyd Akram as secretary in the parliamentary board's elections on the fourth consecutive day of voting on Tuesday.