ENTIKHABAT 97: Parliament Candidate Process Wraps Up
The Independent Election Commission (IEC) said the registration process for parliamentary election candidates ended on Tuesday at 4pm local time.
According to the IEC, by Monday, a day before the deadline, 940 candidates had submitted their nomination papers to the election commission.
Wasima Badghisi, operational deputy head of the commission, said the candidates registration process for district council elections has been extended for two days due to low registration turnout of women.
To date 1,014 candidates have nominated themselves.
In this episode, host Massoud Malik discussed the topic with Murtaza Sarem, head of Organization for Policy Research and Development Studies (DROPS), Aziz Rafee, head of Afghanistan Civil Society Forum and Mohammad Natiqi, a member of Wahdat party.