Afghanistan's Web Site: Afghanistan | Afghan HomepageHopefully Peace is coming to Afghanistan after 40 years of War
Web Site Home >
Forum Home Forum Home >Afghanistan News >Afghanistan News
  New Posts New Posts
  FAQ FAQ  Forum Search   Events   Register Register  Login Login


Please Register to have your voices heard. Silence will not make the world a better place!

Presidential election postponed to September 28

 Post Reply Post Reply
'
Author
Message
AfghanistanNews View Drop Down
Admin Group
Admin Group

Afghanistan's Web Site News

Joined: 01-Jan-2011
Location: USA
Status: Offline
Points: 2340
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote AfghanistanNews Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: Presidential election postponed to September 28
    Posted: 20-Mar-2019 at 2:16pm

Afghanistan's presidential election has been postponed by two months to September 28, as authorities try to iron out problems with the voting process, the election board said on Wednesday.

Afghanistan presidential election delayed to Sept 28

The election was pushed back for the second time to allow time for reforms to the voting system, Independent Election Commission spokesperson Abdul Aziz Ibrahimi said.

It was originally scheduled for April but was delayed to July 20 due to concerns about winter conditions and security.

Afghanistan's parliamentary election took place in autumn after months of wrangling and delay.

That vote was marred by accusations of widespread fraud including ballot-stuffing, technical problems with biometric registration equipment, and attacks by Taliban insurgents.

President Ashraf Ghani, Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah and former national security adviser Mohammad Haneef Atmar are among the declared candidates for the presidential election.

It is unclear how recurring peace talks between US officials and the Taliban may affect the election.

The Taliban has so far refused to talk with the Ghani government, which it considers illegitimate.

Sourse: REUTERS


Edited by AfghanistanNews - 20-Mar-2019 at 2:21pm
Back to Top
Sponsored Links


Back to Top
 Post Reply Post Reply
" data-numposts="5">
  Share Topic   

Forum Jump Forum Permissions View Drop Down

Forum Software by Web Wiz Forums® version 12.01
Copyright ©1997-2018 Afghanistan's Web Site. All rights reserved

This page was generated in 0.156 seconds.

Golden Words By Khan Abdul Ghafar Khan (Bacha Khan)