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    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

    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

    Bill on privileges for lawmakers illegal: Lawyers

    ... completing their tenure. Some weeks back, the Wolesi Jirga approved the draft law permitting lower house members to draw ... lawyers association urges the joint commission of the Wolesi Jirga and Meshrano Jirga to reject the bill,” the statement ...

    Article - Pajhwok Report - 2014 Jul 21 - 2:58pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Kabul mayor pledges parks on grabbed lands

    ... some members of the lower house of Afghan parliament ( Wolesi Jirga ) alleged the mayor for corruption. Their demand to dismiss the ...

    Article - Nasir Ahmad Siddiqui - 2014 Aug 3 - 6:38pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Upper house endorses 2 conventions

    ... KABUL (Pajhwok): Already ratified by the Wolesi Jirga , the Senate on Tuesday endorsed Afghanistan’s membership of ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Jun 17 - 7:42pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Foreigners could not help end crisis: MPs

    ... KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga members on Saturday said foreigners could not resolve the ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Jul 5 - 10:38pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Joint panel OKs draft law on privileges for MPs

    ... official said on Wednesday. Some weeks back, the Wolesi Jirga -- lower house of the parliament -- approved the draft law ... only by the government. Irfanullah Irfan, the Wolesi Jirga deputy secretary, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the joint ...

    Article - Ahmad Quraishi - 2014 Jul 24 - 3:51pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Senate opposes privatisation of silos

    ... prices. The government sent the proposal to the Wolesi Jirga , the lower house, for approval two months ago. But the house ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Jul 8 - 3:46pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Zakaria makes it to Wolesi Jirga

    ... ( IEC ) has introduced Eng. Zakaria to the Wolesi Jirga to fill a seat vacated by Mohammad Younus Qanuni after his ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Apr 7 - 8:41pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    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