Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

FEFA official hits out at poll panel

FEFA official hits out at poll panel

Jul 10, 2013 - 16:37

JALALABAD (PANinfo-icon): A Free and Fair Election Foundation of Afghanistaninfo-icon (FEFA) representative in eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday accused the Independent Election Commission (IECinfo-icon) of non-cooperation.

The IEC provincial office did not provide the election watchdog accurate information, he alleged, saying most of their requests were answered after inordinate delays.

Ijaz Malgarai, the FEFA official, urged the poll panel to give them the numbers of voting cards issues so far, their serial numbers and other related information to help ensure transparency in the elections.

Malgarai, told Pajhwok Afghan News: “I have officially asked the IEC for information several times, but its provincial staff said classified documents could not be shared with the media.”

If the commission continued to conceal information, people would have reason to suspect attempts fraud in the elections, he said argued. Pajhwok tried to contact IEC’s provincial officials, but in vain.



Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.


Add new comment



Twitter Update