TAKANI: Parliamentary Candidate Process Discussed
The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Tuesday 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 of Takani, host Nemat Ravan discusses the topic with the following guests:
Habib ul-Rahman Nang, a member of the Afghan Civil Society and Elections Network
Tofan Waziri, political activist
Aminullah Shareq, political affairs analyst