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    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

    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

    Hundreds rally against Logar governor, mayor

    ... but rejected allegations against him. He accused a Wolesi Jirga member from Logar Akbar Stanikzai of inciting the protest. ...

    Article - Abdul Maqsud Azizi - 2014 Aug 9 - 7:03pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    2nd VP tape: MPs lash out at Abdullah’s camp

    ... Hamid Karzai and some international leaders. But Wolesi Jirga member Asadullah Sadati told reporters in Kabul the tape was ... power and thereby numbing the ex-foreign minister,” the Wolesi Jirga member said, urging judicial organs to probe the issue. For ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Aug 6 - 8:28am - 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

    No end in sight to plunder of Afghan garnets

    ... were mined in Khash district by Zakria Sauda, a Wolesi Jirga member, using a contract he had obtained from a company. ... the provincial mines and petroleum department.” A Wolesi Jirga member from Badakhshan, Nilofar Ibrahimi, acknowledged all mines ...

    Article - Fareshta Faizi - 2014 Aug 11 - 8:46am - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Parliament rises for summer recess tomorrow

    ... month. Over the past four and a half months, the Wolesi Jirga has approved 15 laws and six international conventions. The ... endorsed 19 laws and seven international agreements. Wolesi Jirga first deputy speaker Sadiq Ahmad Usmani, who presided over ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Jul 22 - 4:15pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Wolesi Jirga approves value-added tax law

    ... KABUL (Pajhwok): By a majority vote, the Wolesi Jirga or the lower house of parliament on Wednesday approved a law ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Apr 16 - 7:01pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    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