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    Legislator wounded in Kabul blast

    ... in Kabul on Sunday morning, an official said. Wolesi Jirga member Ali Akbar Qasimi was hit by a bomb that had been ...

    Article - Pajhwok Report - 2014 Sep 14 - 5:55pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Khost residents seek result announcement

    ... with launching “Orange and Green Movements.” A Wolesi Jirga member from Khost, Hamayun said Khost residents knew their ...

    Article - Mohammad Haroon - 2014 Sep 13 - 5:40pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Corruption seen behind torching of oil tankers

    ...   KABUL (Pajhwok): A delegation of Wolesi Jirga , investigating the torching of hundreds of fuel tankers, said ... hailed as a tactical attack. But the head of the Wolesi Jirga investigating team said the tankers had been set on fire by some ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Aug 18 - 4:17pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Wolesi Jirga adds new provision to election law

    ... KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga on Saturday voted to add a new provision to the election law, ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Jun 21 - 5:37pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    MPs push candidates to break deadlock

    ... nation various problems. Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi, the Wolesi Jirga speaker, said the countrymen feared the persistent stalemate ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Sep 10 - 10:24am - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Worsening security situation irks lawmakers

    ... after summer vacations. Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi, the Wolesi Jirga (lower house) speaker, told the house that government should ... the country were falling to militants. Speaker of the Wolesi Jirga acknowledged some provinces were experiencing serious security ...

    Article - Abbasin Zaheer - 2014 Sep 7 - 9:29pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Elders toiling their way to survival

    ... constructing elders’ care centres and sent it to the Wolesi Jirga for approval. However, the idea is yet to be endorsed. ... culture and inconsistent with Afghan traditions. Wolesi Jirga Deputy Secretary Syed Azizullah Ulfati said: “We rejected this ...

    Article - Zarghona Salehi - 2014 Sep 8 - 1:26pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Tribal elders want early vote results

    ... constitution. Kalimzai and his colleague at Wolesi Jirga , Sher Wali Wardak, said swearing-in ceremony of the new ...

    Article - Sabur Mangal & Idrees Noori - 2014 Aug 31 - 7:26pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    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

    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