By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:12/09/2015
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Fifteen Taliban, three security personneland a civilian have been killed during a clash in the Kamdesh district of eastern Nuristan province, officials said on Saturday. The ongoing clash erupt... Read More
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:07/09/2015
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The acting governor on Monday asked the Parliament to pay proper attention to the development of eastern Nuristan province while approving upcoming annual budget. Hafiz Abdul Qayyum told Pajhwo... Read More
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:05/08/2015
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Parron (PAN): Rejecting officials claim that security measures in Nuristan is considerably improved, people of the province complained deepening lawlessness and insecurity left the government machinery paralyzed.

Paroon (PAN): Provincial authorities alleged the central government of ignoring Nuristan in rehabilitation projects and depriving the province of direly needed development projects.
Mohammad Zahir Bahand, governor’s spokesman told Pajhwok Afghan News some small rehabilitation projects were under construction in the province. “Work on the construction of several schools is in progress,” he added.
Bahand alleged the provincial government did not pay any heed to step up construction work on Badakhshan-Kabul road.

Paroon (PAN): Daunting challenges amid growing insecurity left far-reaching negative impact on the vital education sector in the northeastern province of Nuristan.
Mehtabuddin, provincial head of education department told Pajhwok Afghan News there were 211 schools functioning in the province including two high, 117 primary and 92 secondary schools. In addition, 20 Madrassas, two agriculture institutes and three teacher training institutes are functioning as well.

Jalalabad (PAN): Almost 90% economy of residents in Nuristan province depends on agriculture, livestock and demining, officials said.
Having the same revenue generation resources, other provinces of the country are developed to great extent but due to negligence on the part of the concerned officials, Nuristan failed to be developed on modern lines.
Agriculture and Livestock:

1 - Radio Alina,
The radio was established by Internews in 2011 and has broadcasts from 6: 00 am to 10: 00 am, from 2:00 pm to 5: 00 pm and then from 6: 00 pm to 12: 00 am. Besides Nuristan, it covers Laghman province as well. Munawar Hamdard is the owner of the radio while Sahibdad Hamdard its chief editor.
Contacts: 0708311095 – 0708370421
Email: emal.hemdard@yahoo.com
2- Radio Kala Gosh:

1-      Nuristan Cultural Association:
The Nuristan Cultural Association was established in 2011 in provincial capital Parun in 2011, which is still functioning. Munawar Hamdard is heading the association. It has hundreds of members. The association is active in cultural and charity activities.
Contact: 0708311095  
 2 - Saya Public Association:
Saya was established in 2011 and its central office is located in Kabul. Its branch is situated in Nuristan. It is headed by Rahmatullah Rashidi and has different civil activities.

Dr. Hazrat Shah Nuristani:
Elected Senator from Nuristan,
 
Son of Haji Amiruddin, Dr. Hazrat Shah Nuistani is born in 1957 in Waigal district of Nuristan province. He did MD in medical field. He served as a doctor in Sardar Muhammad Dawood Khan hospital. He was a medical coordinator with MI--- an NGO. He headed the Nuristan Hospital Health Department. He served as a trainer in PSF NGO.
Contact: 0700285903
Hafiz Abdul Qayyum:
Elected Senator from Nuristan,
 

1- Kalilullah:
Khalilullah is the son of Ghulam Mustafa. He is the resident of Atati village in Barg-i-matal district and was born in 1976. He is a 12th class graduate. Before filing his nomination to contest the provincial council election, he was cultural advisor with Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) in Nangaraj area of Nuristan. He also served as teacher. He has no political affiliation.
2- Abdul Latif Nuhzat Yar:

192 - Dr. Parween Nuristani
Elected from:  Nuristan, Votes: 3349
 

Located in northwestern of Afghanistan, Nuristan province has eight administrative units including its capital Parun. Wama, Kamdish, Barg-i-matal, Duaab, Noorgram, Want Waigal and Mandol are its known districts.
1 – Parun:
Parun is the capital of the province containing around 30 villages. According to recent study, its population surges to 67,000 individuals. The province has little agricultural land with its residents eke out their livelihood from its densely forests.
2 – Bargmatal:

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