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IEC to Announce Timeline of Parliamentary, District Council Elections Saturday

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(Last Updated On: March 28, 2018)

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) is set to announce the timeline for upcoming parliamentary and district council elections on Saturday after a months-long delay.

 Addressing a ceremony held for the inauguration of a center for distribution of national Identity cards in the east of Kabul, the chairman of IEC Gulajan Abdulbadi Sayad said that the date for the upcoming elections will be revealed to the public via media on Saturday, March 31.

The IEC said that the commission is assured of holding the elections with no security concerns.

“The ‘Nasrat’ operation is being launched by the security forces and we are hopeful of holding the elections in a peaceful environment,” Sayad said.

According to the IEC chairman, the security institutions are discussing on the list of voting centers being provided by the commission to the Interior Ministry.

This comes weeks after the IEC said that it will hold the elections in the month of Mizan (Sept-Oct 2018), without declaring the exact date which previously it was set to July 7 this year.

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Improved security boosts tourism in Shulgarh district in Balkh

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(Last Updated On: August 7, 2022)

Local officials in Balkh province said this week that domestic tourism has improved substantially and that in the past month, about 30,000 visitors have visited the popular Khwaja Sekandar Springs in Shulgarh district.

Officials said that Balkh tourist attractions are drawing in large numbers of visitors amid improved security, especially visitors to the springs.

Balkh residents have welcomed the growing number of visitors to their province and said this was largely due to improved security.

“The difference is big, in the past there was insecurity, now because of the security of this place, people come a lot,” said Ghulam Yahya, a tourist.

Since the IEA took control of the country, provinces around the country are reporting an increase in domestic tourism due to the improved security situation.

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More than 1,000 infected with severe diarrhea outbreak in Takhar

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(Last Updated On: August 7, 2022)

The Takhar Department of Public Health says that in the past three days, more than 1,000 people have been infected with severe diarrhea in Takhar province.

The public health officials said that most of the people infected live in the remote areas of Bangi and Ishkamish districts.

According to these officials, mobile health teams have been sent to the area to prevent casualties and to curb the spread of this disease.

A number of non-governmental health institutions have also started working to prevent casualties caused by this disease.

However, residents of the province have stated that there are no health centers in many remote areas in the province and asked government to establish mobile health centers in these areas.

Poor hygiene habits, hot weather and also the use of unsafe water are said to be the reasons for the spread of this disease.

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Work starts on new road to ease traffic in Kabul city

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(Last Updated On: August 7, 2022)

Kabul municipality officials said Saturday construction work on the new Wazir Akbar Khan to Sherpur road has started in order to reduce traffic congestion in the city center. 

Water culverts will also be included in the project that is being undertaken by the municipality’s Department of Work Maintenance and Monitoring of Kabul Municipality, Bakhtar reported.

The project, once completed, will cost 15 million Afghanis.

The new road will link Street 15 in Wazir Akbar Khan with Street 2 in Sherpur. Six properties along this section will be demolished to make way for the road.

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