TITLE

GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL CONDITIONS

PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Background Notes on Countries of the World: Afghanistan;May2007, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The article provides an overview on the government and political conditions in Afghanistan. It has held its first national democratic election in October 9, 2004 wherein majority of the voters are women. Hamid Karzai has served as the first democratically elected president. An election was held for the lower house of the National Assembly and for the country's provincial councils on September 18, 2005 wherein Younus Qanooni and Sigbatullah Mojadeddi are elected as Speaker of the House.
ACCESSION #
25245469

 

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