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    Wolesi Jirga summons IEC officials

    ... KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga -- or lower house of parliament -- will summon officials of ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 May 26 - 6:55pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Wolesi Jirga OKs anti-terrorist financing law

    ... KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga on Wednesday approved a draft law on terrorist financing ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Jun 4 - 3:31pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Wolesi Jirga ponders amendment to Election Law

    ... suggested two conditions, including graduation, for Wolesi Jirga (lower house) candidates should be added to the Election Law. They proposed a Wolesi Jirga runner should either be a graduate or a member of the house for ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 May 21 - 10:53pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Draft law on privileges for lawmakers approved

    ... KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga on Saturday approved a draft law, allowing lower house members ... legal proceedings a member of the national assembly. Each Wolesi Jirga member receives 195,000 afs in monthly salary. Article 102 of ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Jul 12 - 5:48pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Wolesi Jirga summons top security officials

    ... KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga (WJ) on Saturday decided to summon security officials a week ... in a peaceful power transfer. Ibrahimi said the Wolesi Jirga would summon security officials next Saturday to brief legislators ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 May 24 - 8:29pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    MPs blast administrative board as incompetent

    ... KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga members on Monday criticised the house administrative board ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Jul 14 - 4:59pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Senators nix bill on privileges for lawmakers

    ... their tenure.  Earlier in the week, the Wolesi Jirga approved the draft law permitting lower house members to draw ... considered void. And, if the resolution is approved by the Wolesi Jirga, it can be approved in the next session of the Wolesi Jirga by a ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Jul 15 - 3:22pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    MPs cautioned against rabble-rousing on polls

    Wolesi Jirga empty hall ... Zaheer KABUL (Pajhwok): Wolesi Jirga members on Saturday cautioned against provocative statements, ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Jun 21 - 5:03pm - 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

    Draft money laundering law lands in Senate

    ... anti-money laundering law, already approved by the Wolesi Jirga , would be placed before the Meshrano Jirga next week ... 10 chapters and 70 articles, had been under debate in the Wolesi Jirga for three days. Senate Chairman Fazal Hadi Muslimyar said ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Jun 17 - 5:28pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments