Ghazni Interviews

GHAZNI CITY (PAN): Afghan Local Police (ALP) General Director Gen. Ali Shah Ahmadzai on Monday acknowledged some groups opposed the force that was poised to play a crucial role during next year’s elections.

Ghazni (PAN): A leader of the anti-Taliban public uprising in the Maqur district of southern Ghazni province on Monday claimed they had cleared most areas of insurgents.
Fed up with atrocities unleashed on them by the militants, residents of Maqur district took up arms against them four months ago, said Syed Ali, who leads the uprising.

GHAZNI CITY (PAN): The High Peace Council secretary for southern Ghazni province on Monday said the Taliban, not interested in peace in the country, wanted to harm Pashtun tribes.
They invited the fighters to join peace, they threatened the people with death, Khalil Hotak told Pajhwok Afghan News.

GHAZNI CITY (PAN): Governor Musa Khan Akbarzada on Tuesday said key development projects would be launched in southern Ghazni province soon after the Wolesi Jirga approved the annual budget.
Basic preparations for the schemes had already been completed and work was expected to start by April 20, Akbarzada during an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News.

 KABUL (PAN): Independent Election Commission (IEC) Secretary Ziaul Haq Amarkhel on Saturday urged parliament to approve an amended electoral law as soon as possible because any delay would negatively affect the poll process.