VOTER VOICES & DEMANDS

FARAH CITY (PAN): Keeping in mind a better tomorrow, residents of western Farah province expressed optimism to take part in the upcoming elections but a number of them said deteriorated security would hamper people’s participation in ballots.
A group of some residents said they did not want to cast their votes for the next president.
A school teacher: I will vote because education sector witnessed considerable improvement during the incumbent government:

FARAH CITY (PAN): Complaining of a host of problems, residents of Farah province said they had been facing growing insecurity, administrative corruption, lack of development projects, joblessness and closure of a number of schools.
“We have never spent a day happy during the past ten years because of infighting and clashes all the time,” said, Abdul Wadood, a resident of Balablok district.
He said armed groups were roaming in the district in large number who most of the time got engaged in skirmishes with the security forces but civilians suffered casualties in the fight.

FARAH CITY (PAN): The people of Farah demanded the government to help bolster security, provide electricity, construct dams and build health facilities in the province.
They underlined the need the government should extend its all out support to address the legitimate issues being confronted to the restive region.
Abdul Hamid Hamid, provincial council member of Farah told Pajhwok Afghan News the prime and main demand of the people was that security should be made impregnable.  

FARAH CITY (PAN): The people of Farah demanded the government to help bolster security, provide electricity, construct dams and build health facilities in the province.
They underlined the need the government should extend its all out support to address the legitimate issues being confronted to the restive region.
Abdul Hamid Hamid, provincial council member of Farah told Pajhwok Afghan News the prime and main demand of the people was that security should be made impregnable.  

 
Many residents of Girani village in Bala Bulook district of  western Farah province, lost their family members in a deadly air strike by the foreign troops a few months ago. Most want to participate in the elections, but many of them believe nothing is left in life for them.
Located around 35 kilometres east of Farah, the village of Girani still  looks deserted. The village was bombed by  foreign troops on  May 5,  and official investigations later revealed that 140 people were killed.