Tag Archives: IEC

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 …

Read More »

CE Office Sees Warimach as Ousted IEC Official  

The Chief Executive Office on Wednesday said that Imam Mohammad Warimach, the Independent Election Commission Secretariat Chief has already been ousted and replaced by Shahla Haq as Acting Head of Secretariat for the commission.   Months earlier, reports emerged that President Ashraf Ghani has sacked the IEC Head of Secretariat Warimach …

Read More »

Sayed Hafizullah Hashimi Appointed as Member of IEC

Sayed Hafizullah Hashimi has been appointed as member of Independent Election Commission (IEC), the Presidential Palace confirmed Saturday.  Hashimi was picked from three shortlisted candidates including Awal-ul-Rahman Rudowal and  Abdul Qader Zazai Watandost who have been introduced to the president by the commission’s selection committee. The President’s Office in a …

Read More »

Government Urged to Convene Loya Jirga

The Council for Protection and Stability in Afghanistan has urged the government to convene the constitutional Loya Jirga as solution for the crisis as the country is facing.  Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday in Kabul, the Spokesman of the council, Massoud Trushtwal said that the security situation in …

Read More »

IEC Signs Security Plan of Parliamentary Election with Relevant Institutions

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Sunday signed the security plan of upcoming parliamentary election with state security institutions. The IEC Chairman signed the security plan with Defense, Interior ministries, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) and Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG). Addressing a joint press conference on the …

Read More »

Gov’t’s Interference in IEC Questions Transparency of Elections: Ahadi

Anwarulhaq Ahadi, chairman of the Afghanistan’s New National Front says the government is interfering in affairs of Election Commission (IEC) and it questions Transparency of the upcoming parliamentary and district council elections. On Friday, Independent Election Commission announced July 7th of 2018 as the final date for holding the elections; however, Ahadi said the …

Read More »