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    Substandard fuel imports, price hike worry MPs

    ... KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga (WJ) -- or lower house of parliament -- on Wednesday expressed ...

    Article - Pajhwok Report - 2014 Jul 9 - 6:04pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Foreigners could not help end crisis: MPs

    ... KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga members on Saturday said foreigners could not resolve the ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Jul 5 - 10:38pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Senate opposes privatisation of silos

    ... prices. The government sent the proposal to the Wolesi Jirga , the lower house, for approval two months ago. But the house ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Jul 8 - 3:46pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Upper house endorses 2 conventions

    ... KABUL (Pajhwok): Already ratified by the Wolesi Jirga , the Senate on Tuesday endorsed Afghanistan’s membership of ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Jun 17 - 7:42pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Law on privileges for MPs sparks protest

    ... completing their tenure. Earlier in the week, the Wolesi Jirga approved the draft law permitting lower house members to ...

    Article - Pajhwok Report - 2014 Jul 17 - 3:36pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Wolesi Jirga refers Dilawari issue to HOCIC

    ... KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga on Monday sought explanation from the High Oversight ... of People. Under Article 92 of the Constitution, the Wolesi Jirga, based on a proposal from one-tenth of its members, can grill ...

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

    Wolesi Jirga OKs amended mining law

    ... KABUL (Pajhwok): After a marathon debate, the Wolesi Jirga on Saturday approved an amended mining law that was referred ...

    Article - Mohammad halim Karimi - 2014 May 3 - 5:24pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Senate rejects dissolution of anti-graft body

    ... government panel tasked with unearthing graft. The Wolesi Jirga had decided to dissolve the anti-graft body, sending the ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Jul 6 - 8:40pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Law on privileges for MPs draws criticism

    ... measure in this regard. A day earlier, the Wolesi Jirga approved a draft law, allowing lower house members to draw ... number increased after each five years. Presently the Wolesi Jirga has 249 members and the upper house is comprised of 102 members. ...

    Article - Zarghona Salehi - 2014 Jul 13 - 4:15pm - 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