KABUL (PAN): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Wednesday said it was working on a new plan to prevent irregularities in next year’s presidential elections, calling the vote the only way to ensure peaceful political transition.
KABUL (PAN): The Afghanistan University Lecturers’ Union on Tuesday renewed its call for the establishment of an independent committee to conduct entrance tests, urging special attention to students in conflict-hit zones.
KABUL (PAN): The selection committee on Sunday sought a week’s time from President Hamid Karzai for suggesting members of the Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC), asking civil society groups to introduce their nominee until 9am on Monday.
KABUL (PAN): The visiting Italian prime minister on Sunday promised his country would continue extending military and civilian assistance to Afghanistan well beyond 2014, when the NATO-led combat mission is scheduled to end.
KABUL (PAN): Members of the Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) would be nominated and referred to the president for approval within a week even if civil society did not name its representative, a selection committee said on Sunday.
KABUL (PAN): A vaccination campaign against the brucellosis disease in animals was launched by the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) across the country on Thursday, officials said.
KABUL (PAN): A two-day international conference on Afghanistan’s membership of the International Universities Council (IUC) and solutions to problems facing universities in developing countries got underway in Kabul on Wednesday.