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MoI Prepares to Ensure Security of Election Centers

The Ministry of Interior says prepared to take security measures related to providing the protection for the upcoming parliamentary and district council elections’ polling stations across the country. Speaking to Ariana News on Saturday, the Ministry Spokesman Nasrat Rahimi said: “We assure the Independent Election Commission of maintaining the security …

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IEC Shouldn’t Act as Government Institution: Ex-Chairman

Former Head of Independent Election Commission (IEC), Fazl Ahmad Manavi believes the IEC members are acting as government spokesmen instead of being independent. Speaking during Munazera (Debate) political program of Ariana News on Saturday, Manavi said the IEC should not act as government institution to make justification for government’s “illegal” …

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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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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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