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    Paghman arson assault a terrorist act: Daudzai

    ... of having hand in the incident, the minister told the Wolesi Jirga -- or lower house of parliament. Around 400 tankers were burnt ... the truck parking lot in Paghman.  Briefing the Wolesi Jirga, Daudzai said he was ready to tender resignation the day the ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Jul 16 - 5:39pm - 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

    Post-retirement perks for MPs blasted

    ... for members of parliament. Two days ago, the Wolesi Jirga (lower house of the parliament) approved the bill allowing ... haram (illegal) and I strongly condemn the move by the Wolesi Jirga.” Ismail Zaki, a human rights activist, believed the move ...

    Article - Hadi Ghaffari - 2014 Jul 15 - 9:37am - 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

    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

    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

    MPs in Wolesi Jirga session

    ... Jul 09, 2014: MPs attend Wednesday session of the Wolesi Jirga or lower house of parliament in Kabul. PAJHWOK/Bais ...

    Photo - Bais - 2014 Jul 10 - 11:59am - 0 comments

    Minister in Wolesi Jirga

    ... KABUL, Jul 09, 2014: Ministers, summoned by Wolesi Jirga or lower house of parliament attend Wednesday session of Wolesi Jirga in Kabul. PAJHWOK/Bais (July 2014 , Parliament) ...

    Photo - Bais - 2014 Jul 10 - 11:57am - 0 comments

    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

    MPs denounce Abdullah’s supporters

    ... KABUL (Pajhwok): Members of the Wolesi Jirga , or lower house of parliament, on Wednesday strongly condemned ...

    Article - Abaseen Zahir - 2014 Jul 9 - 4:41pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments