On 11 March 2019, IEC held a coordination meeting with IEC CEO, Deputies CEO and IEC Heads of directorates. The meeting was the occasion for IEC secretariat to brief newly appointed IEC Commissioners on their activities and plans for the upcoming elections, as well as to share their suggestions with IEC leadership. The latter reiterates its commitment to address shortcomings faced during last WJ elections.
The electoral commissions, while acknowledging the extensive participation of people in elections, are committed to observance of law and protection of votes of the people as a trust. Given the status quo of the country and considering some of the irregularities during the E Day, a great deal of complaints have been received by the commissions in relation to negligence, violation and electoral crimes.
Today IEC Info & Public Outreach team participated in a social media workshop organized to strengthen IEC communication in view of upcoming elections.
Dr. Abdul Badi Sayat IEC Chairman announced the commencement of VR process in a press conference at IEC HQ office on 14 April 2018. Dr. Sayat added: In accord with the electoral law of Afghanistan the Independent Election Commission is committed to conducting the Wolesi Jirga and District Council elections on 20 October 2018 and will bring reformation in all electoral; hence we are starting the voter registration in 34 provincial capitals to prepare the voter list and connect each voter to a specific polling center.