Elections 2018

IEC Takes ‘Exceptional’ Step to Preserve Seat of Sikh Afghans in Parliament

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Thursday said that Sikh Afghan could register themselves as candidate for the upcoming parliamentary election, resuming the drive which was ended last month. The registration of candidates for long-delayed parliamentary and district elections begun on May 26 and ended on June 12. Within this period …

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IEC Backs Plan of Holding Zone-Based Elections in Ghazni

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Tuesday stressed on holding zone-based elections in Ghazni province, insisting that in the current situation the focus shouldn’t be on violation of the constitution. Earlier, the Independent Commission for overseeing the implementation of the constitution said that the IEC has violated the article 36 of the constitution by dividing Ghazni …

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Former MP Claims Fake Identity Papers Distributed in Badakhshan District

A former parliament member from Badakhshan province claims that thousands of fake identity papers have been distributed in Dariam district of the province. He further claimed that the distribution of fake identity papers aims for the engineering of the upcoming parliamentary elections. “They have received three thousand identity cards from …

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IEC Introduced New Secretariat Head Candidates for Selection

Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) has submitted a comprehensive list of candidates for the position of the Commission’s Secretariat Chief to President’s office, an official said Wednesday. “We have sent a comprehensive list of candidates with excellent criteria who can run this technical and operational position to the presidential palace,” …

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