Critics said new election commissioners should have adequate experience on elections.
The 14 candidates who got the highest votes will be appointed as election commissioners and head of secretariat of the commissions.
President Ghani’s deputy spokesman says seventeen presidential candidates will vote for the new commissioners.
President Ghani’s spokesman says all presidential candidates will attend the voting process for new election commissioners.
Presidential candidates said the appointment of new commissioners requires further clarification.
President Ghani says elections is the demand of all Afghans and that it will be held on time.
President Ghani’s spokesman says candidates’ documents will be assessed within the next few days.
Government denies it was a political move and says Hekmatyar had also called for the dismissals.
The attorney general’s office said that investigations are underway and evidence is being gathered.
US Embassy called for speedy appointment of election commissioners in a bid to restore public trust in the commissions.
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