Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan is hosting the 8th Meeting of “Forum of Election Management Bodies of South Asia” (FEMBoSA) in Afghanistan. The seventh FEMBoSA was chaired by Election Commission Maldives chairman HE. Mr. Amjad Musthafa for a year. It is scheduled that the chairmanship of FEMBoSA will be handed over to the IEC Afghanistan on 24th Sep 17 through formal function. HE. Mr. Najeebullah Ahmadzai is going to chair FEMBoSA for one-year tenure (2017 – 2018).
The IEC has been established as an independent, impartial and unbiased organization under Article 156 of the Afghan Constitution to administer and supervise every kind of election. The Commission, based on the provisions of the law, is obliged and committed to provide facilities for the participation of all people who are eligible to vote in the electoral process.
As you are aware that IEC started first phase of Voter Registration process in 34 provinces at the provincial level on May 26th, 2013 with announcing the validity of previous years issued VR cards for upcoming elections. The first phase of VR will continue till two weeks ahead Election day, the update statistics from the first phase of VR is totally (131767) registrants which includes (100405) Male, (30672) Female and (690) Kujis.
The IEC was established in 2006 under Article 156 of the Afghan Constitution as an independent, impartial and unbiased institution with a mandate on administration and supervision of all kind of elections.