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    Miners make a strong pitch for safety

    ... control the quantity and prevent possible cave-ins. Wolesi Jirga’s commission on natural resources secretary Gul Pacha Majeedi ...

    Article - Mehfoozul Haq Kakar - 2014 Jul 27 - 4:39pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Registan police chief killed along with 5 guards

    ... and five soldiers were injured during the clashes. Wolesi Jirga member from Kandahar and influential figure in the Zheri ...

    Article - Bashir Ahmad Naadem - 2014 Jul 26 - 8:39pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Joint panel OKs draft law on privileges for MPs

    ... official said on Wednesday. Some weeks back, the Wolesi Jirga -- lower house of the parliament -- approved the draft law ... only by the government. Irfanullah Irfan, the Wolesi Jirga deputy secretary, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the joint ...

    Article - Ahmad Quraishi - 2014 Jul 24 - 3:51pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Kabulis protest perks for lawmakers

    ... for parliamentarians after their retirement. Wolesi jirga -- or lower house of parliament -- has approved a bill ...

    Article - Nasir Ahmad Siddiqui - 2014 Jul 23 - 10:17am - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Parliament rises for summer recess tomorrow

    ... month. Over the past four and a half months, the Wolesi Jirga has approved 15 laws and six international conventions. The ... endorsed 19 laws and seven international agreements. Wolesi Jirga first deputy speaker Sadiq Ahmad Usmani, who presided over ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Jul 22 - 4:15pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Senate OKs access to information bill

    ... of Justice sent the draft law to the lower house ( Wolesi Jirga ) for approval. After its endorsement by the lower house, the ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Jul 22 - 3:33pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Bill on privileges for lawmakers illegal: Lawyers

    ... completing their tenure. Some weeks back, the Wolesi Jirga approved the draft law permitting lower house members to draw ... lawyers association urges the joint commission of the Wolesi Jirga and Meshrano Jirga to reject the bill,” the statement ...

    Article - Pajhwok Report - 2014 Jul 21 - 2:58pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    MPs deny trust vote to 3 ICOIC members

    ... KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga (lower house of parliament) on Saturday again denied giving a ... will be appointed by the President with endorsement of the Wolesi Jirga. Qanuni told lawmakers that Gul Rahman Qazi, Mohammad Amin ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Jul 19 - 10:29pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Unity govt idea floated by Afghans: Qanuni

    ... said on Saturday. VP Yunus Qanuni, speaking in the Wolesi Jirga , said the Afghans had discharged their national duty by ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Jul 19 - 10:23pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Logar governor accused of selling stolen oil

    ... it could annoy the governor. Previously, some Wolesi Jirga and Logar council members had accused the governor of ...

    Article - Pajhwok Report - 2014 Jul 17 - 5:03pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments