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    Extension of voter registration to districts urged

    BAMYAN (PAN): The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) in central Bamyan province on Wednesday called for extending the voter registration process to districts and villages, but the Independent Election Commission (IEC) scoffed at the idea as impracticable.


    French organisation rebuilds historical sites

    BAMYAN CITY (PAN): A historical site in central Bamyan province had been partially reconstructed by a French organisation called Ecomus to keep the area’s historical importance intact and attract tourists, an official said on Monday.


    New governor to focus on promoting tourism

    BAMYAN CITY (PAN): The new governor of central Bamyan province has identified promotion of agriculture, industry and tourism sectors as his top priorities to improve the economic situation of residents.


    Bamyan seeks army, police for poll security

    BAMYAN CITY (PAN): One hundred Afghan National Police (ANP) recruits completed their professional training in central Bamyan province on Wednesday, officials said.

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    Ghor agriculture director detained

    CHAGHCHIRAN (PAN): The director of agriculture and livestock for western Ghor province has been arrested over alleged embezzlement of funds and misuse of authority, an official said on Monday.


    Thousands Daikundi residents deprived of getting voter registration cards

    NIELI (PAN): Expressing concerns over acute shortage of logistical materials ahead of the next year elections, provincial Independent Election Commission (IEC) officials said around 20,000 individuals were deprived of receiving their voter registration cards.   

    Security and Crime

    26 rebels killed as forces recapture ex-ISAF base

    NEILY (PAN): Security forces recaptured a former US military base from Taliban insurgents during a clash that left 26 rebels dead and 34 others injured in central Daikundi province, the governor said on Thursday.

    Security and Crime

    Violence against Daikundi women on the rise

    BAMYAN CITY (PAN): The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) in central Daikundi province on Wednesday voiced its concern over increasing violence against women and girls.

    BAMYAN CITY, Sept 26, 2013: Governor Habiba Sorabi and Mohammad Asif Rahimi, the minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock visit potatoes processing factory in central Bamyan province.

    BAMYAN CITY, Sept 18, 2013: Mohammad Asif Mabalegh, the deputy Bamyan Governor, lays the foundation stone for Justice department in central Bamyan province.