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Noor from Pajhwok Afghan News on Vimeo.

Noor Mohammed Noor, who is spokesman for the Independent Election Commission, said that millions People registered and signed up to vote in the upcoming elections, nearly half a million of those are women, he said.


football from Pajhwok Afghan News on Vimeo.

Famous Afghan football players have requested all Afghans to take part and vote for the upcoming Afghan elections to choose a president for their country. They say, we hope all Afghans to take part in upcoming elections and vote for a president.

By Shahmahmood Miakhel

By Ahmad Munir
Afghans will go a long way despite insecurity and widespread pessimism to achieve change, but will they be able to do so in the face of corrupt government and brutal armed opposition? This is a question that Afghans can only respond.
Afghanistan is merely days away from an important presidential and provincial elections and varied expectations and fears are uttered about election results as well as the post election scenarios.

By Ahmad Mufakir
The landmark Afghanistan’s elections are drawing closer amid widespread speculations of fraud, rigging and insecurity. The crucial polls are largely viewed to be happening at a time when the country is passing through critical phases of history.

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): This painting on a wall in southern Kandahar City highlights the popular desire for peace through participation in elections, slated for April 5.

KABUL (Pajhwok): On the eve of presidential and provincial council elections, the government on Friday suspended the Short Message Service (SMS) of leading mobile phone companies operating in the country. The Afghanistan Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (ATRA) chief Sher Gul Dawari told Pajhwok Afghan News the step had been taken in line with a request from the Independent Election Complaints Commission (IECC). Earlier in the day, Independent Election Commission (IEC) Chairman Abdul Sattar Sadat told journalists in Kabul that leading presidential runners Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Dr.

People are watching while the painters are preparing the artwork on the wall to encourage participation of the locals in the upcoming provincial and presidential elections.


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