Countdown of Election Day
On 5 August 2019, the European Union (EU) Ambassador and other Ambassadors of the EU member states in Afghanistan met with IEC leadership to share information on progress and challenges of upcoming Presidential election and visited the National Data Entry Center at IEC HQ.
On 8 June 2019 IEC management inaugurated the Voter Registration Update. The Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan has started the Voter Registration (VR) Update which includes Top-up voter registration for voters who did not registered yet and will turn 18 by the election day, as well as the display of the Voter List for correction. A full Voter registration is taking place in Ghazni province, where the previous registration is invalid.
The meeting was held on 3 April at IEC HQ, in presence of both Commissions Chairs, Mrs. Hawa Alam Nuristani, and Mrs Zohra Bayan Shinwari, as well as Mr. Peter N. Due, Head of Department of Political Affairs and Peace of Asia (DPPA) - (DPO), and Mr. Grant Kippen, Head of UNAMA Election Division in Afghanistan.
Mrs. Hawa Alam Nuristani, IEC Chair met with Mrs. Karen Decker, Deputy Chief of Mission of the US Embassy, at IEC HQ. IEC Chair provided comprehensive update on the upcoming elections and the recent IEC decision on elections date and timeline.