Mr. Najeebullah Ahmadzai, the Chairman of Independent Election of Afghanistan (IEC), was invited on the occasion of 7th National Voters Day falling on 25th January 2017, to participate in the International Seminar on ‘Strategies for Empowering Young and Future Voters’ on 24th January 2017, hosted and managed by Election Commission of India (ECI), in partnership with UNDP India.
The Operational Committee recently identified and categorized the duties and responsibilities of the IEC Departments. The Committee also bright the required amendments in the way of entering data to the IEC Data Center as well as in procuring required materials for field operations and providing field reports. It is notable that the Admin and Finance Committee has also launched work on the IEC framework.
The new elected chairman of IEC, Honorable Najeebullah Ahmadzai and his team appeared in a press conference today morning. Mr. Ahmadzai thanked the President and the Chief Executive for assigning such heavy job to him and his team in respect of leading IEC. He thanked IEC’s Ex Commissioners for their efforts too.
The Chairman of IEC committed that he will perform all his activities as a powerful team transparently and will amend all IEC’s procedures and documents according to new Election Law.
His Excellency Sarwar Danish, the Vice President of the country, introduced the new selected members of the IEC and they took their offices at the morning today. According to Election Law, the new honorable members voted for electing their Chairman, Deputies, and Secretary/Spokesman.
So, Mr. Najibullah Ahmadzai is elected as Chairman. Ms. Wasima Badghisi as Deputy for Operations, Mr. Abdul Qadar Qureishi as Deputy of Finance and Admin, and Mr. Dr. Gula Jan Abdul Badih Sayad as Secretary/Spokesman.