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Old voter cards valid for 2014 polls: IEC

23 Ene 2013
Afganistán
Fuente: 
Pajhwok Afghan News

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Wednesday said it had adopted a new voter registration plan for presidential and provincial council polls, accepting both old voting cards as well as computerised identity cards. 

IEC Secretary Zia-ul-Haq Amarkhel told a news conference in Kabul that the old voting cards would be acceptable without the panel’s approval. The plan was approved after a series of consultative meetings with stakeholders, including mainstream political parties and civil society organisations.

16 Ministries Fail to Spend 50pc of Uplift Funds

27 Nov 2012
Afganistán
Fuente: 
Daily Outlook Afghanistan

Sixteen ministries and 17 government departments failed to spend half of their developmental budgets during the outgoing financial year, the Wolesi Jirga Finance and Budget Commission said on Monday.
Under Article 98 of the constitution, the government has to present to the lower during the last quarter of each financial year the budget for the next year. A precise account of the previous year budget will be presented to the assembly during the next six months.

Senate Rejects Panel Proposed By WJ

19 Nov 2012
Afganistán
Fuente: 
Daily Outlook Afghanistan

Meshrano Jirga -- or upper house of parliament -- on Sunday rejected a proposed panel that would introduce members of election commissions' to the president.

The panel's creation has been suggested in a law on the composition, duties and powers of the Independent Election Commission ('IEC) and Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC). The Wolesi Jirga, lower house, passed the measure last month.

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