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    Poll process shouldn’t be politicised: Nuristani

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Elections Commission (IEC) chief on Sunday said the Wolesi Jirga could not amend the law on the structure, duties and authority of the poll panels.



    Governance

    Some cabinet picks may be named on Monday

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The unity government is likely to send some Cabinet nominees to parliament for a vote of confidence on Monday, a reliable source confided to Pajhwok Afghan News.



    Governance

    New cabinet to be named soon: Abdullah

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr Abdullah Abdullah promised on Wednesday new Cabinet members before the end of the timeframe given by President Ashraf Ghani.



    Governance

    Baghlan PC head elected unopposed

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The provincial council (PC) of northern Baghlan province finally elected its chief unopposed on Monday, about a month after the council was sworn-in.



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    IEC appointments: EWA unveils mechanism

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Election Watch Afghanistan (EWA) has introduced a new mechanism for the appointment of Independent Election Commission (IEC) members and addressing poll-related complaints in a judicious manner.



    Governance

    IEC appointments: EWA unveils mechanism

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Election Watch Afghanistan (EWA) has introduced a new mechanism for the appointment of Independent Election Commission (IEC) members and addressing poll-related complaints in a judicious manner.



    Governance

    IEC names 29 PC members as senators

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Monday named 29 members of different provincial councils (PC) as senators. Another five PC members will be nominated later on.



    Governance

    4 women to be inducted into new cabinet

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah have agreed on most points, paving way for early formation of the cabinet, an official said on Sunday.



    Governance

    Newly-elected Herat PC members sworn-in

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The newly-elected provincial council (PC) members of western Herat province were sworn-in on Thursday after weeks of protests by losing candidates, officials said.



    Governance

    Electronic ID cards to ensure election transparency: IEC

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chairman of the Independent Elections Commission (IEC) said that issuance of new electronic identity cards, exact number of voters and tight security would ensure transparency in future elections.