Joint meeting of IEC, security institutions and election stakeholders conducted on 1st April 2018 at IEC HQ office. The aim of meeting was the adaption of protocol on the recruitment of female searcher for VR centers. Based on this protocol more than ten thousand female searcher have been recruited for security of VR PS. IEC management welcomed the participants and asked security institution and electoral stakeholders to cooperate based on 9th article of election law and decree Afghanistan government.
In accord with the electoral law of Afghanistan the Independent Election Commission is committed to conducting the Wolesi Jirga and District Council elections within 1397 (read 2018-19) and to providing the opportunity of exercising the right to vote to all persons eligible to vote throughout the country. At the same time the Independent Election Commission is committed to bring reforms to the electoral process as per its mandate and with the ultimate goal to ensure democratic, transparent and inclusive elections.
All VR process training material have been stocked in IEC HQ office ware house and based on pre made plan and needs of each provinces the materials have been packed and might start delivery from IEC HQ office to regions and provinces at end of the week. Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan as of the 6th article of Electoral Law made decision to conduct VR and prepare the VR list based on Tazkira (National ID Card) and connect each voter to one polling center.
Joint meeting of IEC, security institutions and election stakeholders contacted on 25th March 2018 at IEC HQ office. Dr. Abdul Badi Sayat Chairman of IEC welcomed the guests and showed their concerns regarding the security of polling stations and delivery of electoral material; therefore the committee will arrange the meeting once a week for better cooperation to share their plan, notify and solve any raised difficulties.