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IEC is ready to hold Provincial Council Elections

Thu Oct 13, 1:44 pm

IEC President Fazal Ahmad Manavi said that:

“If   the politicians wish, they are ready to hold the election for Provincial Council”.

Meanwhile, IEC has signed memorandum of understanding with Lawyer Association in this regard.

ATN reporter Musafir Qoqandi quoted IEC representatives saying that:

“If Provincial Councils’ elections are not held, it may cause huge problems in establishment of Grand Jirga”.

These representatives added that:

“Despite of facing a number of challenges, IEC is ready to hold the election of Provincial Council in a near time, if politicians are ready for that”.

IEC President Fazal Ahmad Manavi said that:

“They are facing problems in holding other big events, such as traditional ethical council”.

According to him, until completion of basic elements such as absence of Provincial Councils chiefs prohibited calling Grand Jirga.

It has said in such situation that tradition council may hold in near future for signing a long-term cooperation agreement.

Meanwhile IEC has signed memorandum of understanding with Lawyer Association in this regard.

Earlier the IEC had hold the elections of chamber of commerce that are other than elections mention by constitution.

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