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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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Ghani-Abdullah Term Expires in 93 Days: Critics

According to the Afghan Constitution, the Government of National Unity (NUG) will end in 93 Days, senior members of a political movement said Monday at a press conference in Kabul. Jombesh-e Guzar, a political party which announced its existence on May 2017, reasons that based on the Constitution the presidential …

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Abdul Badi Sayyad Elected as IEC Chairman

Afghan electoral commissioners have elected former spokesman and secretary of Independent Election Commission (IEC), Abdul Badi Sayyad as its new Chairman, said an IEC member. “Mr. Sayyad could secure 50+1 votes of electoral commissioners in today’s IEC election”, said Maliha Hassan, a member of Afghanistan Independent Election Commission. Gulajan Abdul …

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