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    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

    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

    Apologise to people, lawmakers ask Abdullah

    ... KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga (lower house) members on Wednesday asked presidential runners ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Jun 26 - 12:59pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Wolesi Jirga mulls final word on Dilawari’s fate

    ... KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga on Wednesday agreed to firm up a new date for summoning again ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Apr 23 - 4:54pm - 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

    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

    Military officials in Wolesi Jirga

    ... 2014: Military officials attend Saturday's session of Wolesi Jirga or lower house of parliament in Kabul. PAJHWOK/ Zahra Hamidi ...

    Photo - Zahra Hamidi - 2014 Mar 31 - 8:34am - 0 comments

    WJ to grill security bosses on Helmand unrest

    ... KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga (WJ) on Wednesday summoned top security bosses to brief ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Jun 25 - 5:20pm - 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

    Shun fuelling electoral tensions, MPs asked

    ... KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga (lower house) members on Monday urged their colleagues to ...

    Article - Khwaja Baser - 2014 Jun 23 - 6:01pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments