Here is our continuous news coverage of the election. We will update...
- New ministers sworn in, greeted by Karzai
... Cabinet members, who won a vote of confidence from the Wolesi Jirga on Wednesday, were sworn in by President Hamid Karzai on ...
Article - Khwaja Basir Ahmad - 2013 Dec 30 - 4:59pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Wolesi Jirga panel fails to expose land-grabbers
... KABUL ( PAN ): The Wolesi Jirga commission on monitoring government activities on Monday came ... positions. He said the report had been given to the Wolesi Jirga secretariat for its translation into Pashtu. The commission would ...
Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2013 Oct 7 - 6:44pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- MPs kick up ruckus over use of dog to search assembly
... KABUL ( PAN ): Wolesi Jirga members on Saturday kicked up a ruckus over the use of a ...
Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2013 Dec 22 - 12:08pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- MPs asked to reverse decision in 20 days
... eastern provinces on Wednesday strongly criticised the Wolesi Jirga for approving the provincial council law without authorising ... council member Zabihullah Zamarai told Pajhwok Afghan News Wolesi Jirga members had approved the provincial council law in an illegal ...
Article - Ali - 2014 Jan 15 - 10:52pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Wolesi Jirga approves law against land grab
... KABUL ( PAN ): The Wolesi Jirga , lower house of the parliament, on Monday unanimously approved ...
Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2013 Sep 23 - 4:52pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Senate upholds decree on minority seat
... for the Hindu and Sikh minority. On Dec. 14, the Wolesi Jirga rejected the legislative decree President Hamid Karzai had ... the law. Similarly, Article 83 says members of the Wolesi Jirga are elected by the people through free, general, secret and direct ...
Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2013 Dec 25 - 12:44pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Wolesi Jirga briefed on election security
... KABUL ( PAN ): Top security officials briefed Wolesi Jirga members behind closed doors on the current security ... in a fair and inclusive manner. In this regard, the Wolesi Jirga summoned Defence Minister Bismillah Muhammadi, Interior Minister ...
Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2013 Oct 5 - 5:32pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Senate panel to probe Logar entry test issue
... to justice,” she demanded. A delegation from the Wolesi Jirga should be sent to the province to investigate the issue, she ...
Article - Hassan Khitab - 2013 Dec 29 - 4:56pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Sharp rise in kidnappings worries Nangarharis
... Afghanistan central bank chief Shahzada Mazlomyar, Wolesi Jirga member Haji Hazrat Ali’s brother-in-law Mumtaz, Nangarhar ...
Article - Mahbob Shah Mahbob - 2014 Jan 22 - 12:00pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Reserved seat for minorities: MPs reject decree
... KABUL ( PAN ): The Wolesi Jirga on Saturday rejected a presidential decree, reserving a seat ... National Assembly, they become void. On Saturday, the Wolesi Jirga Legislative Commission placed the decree before the house for ...
Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2013 Dec 15 - 12:55pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments