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IEC Rejects UN Proposal For Upcoming Elections

Afghanistan’s IEC on Monday rejected the UN proposal of delaying the provincial councils and Ghazni parliamentary elections. UN insists on holding the timely presidential elections. According to a tweet, Tadamichi Yamamoto, UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, said that “Critically important that credible Afghanistan Presidential elections take place on time …

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IEC Decides Not to Use Biometric System in Upcoming Elections

Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) has decided to hold the upcoming four elections without using a biometric system for voter’s identification. The presidential elections, provincial council and district council elections, and Ghazni parliamentary elections are scheduled to be held on September 28. Ariana News obtained a document which shows that …

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US Diplomat Alice Wells Arrives in Kabul

U.S. State Department Bureau of South and Central Asia Affairs Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Alice Wells arrived in Kabul on Saturday to participate in the opening of the U.S.-Afghan Civilian Assistance Review. The U.S. Embassy in Kabul said in a statement on Sunday that the Review will strengthen Afghan institutions …

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