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Selection Committee to introduce 3 top contenders for vacant IEC post

Selection Committee to introduce 3 top contenders for vacant IEC post

Jan 06, 2018 - 18:09

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Selection Committee, a proposed body which nominated members of the two electoral commissions, would soon pick three out of 57 eligible people for the vacant post of commissioner at the Independent Election Commission (IEC).

Javed Rashidi, head of the Selection Committee, told reporters here the time to obtain application forms expired on Wednesday in which 88 forms were distributed.

The committee, he said, received 57 forms till the expiry date which had been examined and three top candidates for the vacant IEC commissioner post would be referred to the President.

He added all meetings of the Selection Committee were open and interested individuals could take part in their meetings.

He added election was a national process and all members of the Selection Committee strived to introduce honest and impartial individuals and discharge their responsibility transparently.

He added no political party or individual would be allowed to interfere in the affairs for Selection Committee.