TAWDE KHABARE: Criticism Over IEC’s Vacant Post Discussed
Two weeks after the Independent Election Commission (IEC) chief’s was fired, his post is still vacant. As such, analysts and critics have sharply criticized government for not introducing a new head of the IEC.
Critics say the IEC chief’s dismissal was illegal and this was done because of government pressure.
Analysts meanwhile said government must not interfere in the affairs of electoral bodies.
In this episode of Tawde Khabare, host Nemat Ravan discusses the topic with the following guests:
· IEC commissioner Rafiullah Bidar
· Head of media section of Free and Fair Election Foundation of Afghanistan Naeem Asghari
· MP Akbar Stanekzai
· MP Zakaria Zakaria