National Assembly of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

National Assembly of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Official name: Исламская Республика Афганистан (Russian), جمهوری اسلامی افغانستان (дари), د افغانستان اسلامي جمهوریت (Pushtu), Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (English)

Capital: Kabul 
Official language: Pushtu, Dari  
Geography: a land-locked Central Asian state saddling the ridges of Hindukush and the eastern parts of the Iranian highland, as well as lower lying areas in the arid zones to the north and south. Bordering states are Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan to the north, Iran to the west, Pakistan to the south west and south, China and India to the east.

Area: 647 000 sq km
Territorial division:  34 wilayat
Population: 28 mio. (2009) 
Area code: +93 
Currency: afghani (AFN), one afghani = 100 poul

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Wolesi Jirga

The lower chamber was established in 2004 after the adoption of the constitution promulgation major national institutions. 

Seats: 249 

Mandate: 
MPs are elected for a term of five years through general elections and secret ballot. The
Constitution reserves 64 mandates for women.

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Abdul Raouf Ibraheemi
Abdul
Raouf Ibraheemi
President of Wolesi Jirga of the National Assembly of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

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