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Taliban-run authorities dissolves Afghan election commissions

Taliban-run authorities dissolves Afghan election commissions

ISLAMABAD — The Taliban dissolved Afghanistan’s two election commissions in addition to the state ministries for peace and parliamentarian affairs, an official mentioned Sunday.

Bilal Karimi, deputy spokesman for Afghanistan’s Taliban-run authorities, mentioned the nation’s Unbiased Election Fee and Electoral Criticism Fee have been dissolved.

He known as them “pointless institutes for the present scenario in Afghanistan.” He mentioned if there’s a want for the commissions sooner or later, the Taliban authorities can revive them.

The worldwide group is ready earlier than extending formal recognition to Afghanistan’s new rulers. They’re cautious the Taliban may impose a equally harsh regime as after they have been in energy 20 years in the past — regardless of their assurances on the contrary.

Each elections commissions have been mandated to manage and supervise all kinds of elections within the nation, together with presidential, parliamentary and provincial council elections.

Karimi mentioned the Taliban additionally dissolved the Ministry for Peace and the Ministry of Parliamentarian Affairs. He mentioned they have been pointless ministries within the authorities’s present construction.

The Taliban had beforehand shut down the previous Ladies’s Affairs Ministry.

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