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Politicians Warn Gov’t Over Delay in Election

Mohammad Omar Daudzai, a senior member of the Council for Protection and Stability in Afghanistan (also known as Shura-ye Herasat wa Sobat-e Afghanistan) on Monday warned National Unity Government (NUG) leaders against any delays in the upcoming presidential elections. “We will not let you to illegally possess the power even …

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Ghani Warns to Close Inactive NGOs

President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday warned non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that they will be closed if they do not carry out fundamental projects. The first national conference of NGOs was held today in Kabul where President Ghani, the Minister of Economy and officials from the foreign and local organizations had participated. …

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Lower House Elects First Deputy Speaker

The members of the Lower House of Parliament on Sunday elected Hamayoun Hamayoun as the first deputy speaker on the second round of the Administrative Board Election. Hamayoun who again nominated himself for the first deputy speaker seat, obtained 110 positive votes and 26 invalid votes. His rival, Nazir Ahmad …

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IEC Sets New Date for Parliamentary Elections

Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Sunday said the long-delayed parliamentary and district council elections will be held next year in the month of Mizan (Afghan date which corresponds to Sept-Oct 2018). Waseema Badghisi, operational deputy chief of the IEC, emphasized that there is no concern for more delays in …

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