Electoral reform was one of the key elements of the political compromise between Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah that created the national unity government. It took months to negotiate a compromise and salvage a government out of a messy election marred by allegations of fraud. Included in the formation of the NUG was a promise to hold local elections within two years and convene an assembly to amend the constitution to create a prime minister position for Abdullah.
Tuesday, 19 January 2016
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