24 Aug. 2008
PR# 2008-429

Independent Election Commission signs joint security order with partners

Chief Electoral Officer, Dr. Daoud Ali Najafi, LTG Mangal, LTG Karimi and LTG Riley sign a Joint Security Order (ISAF photo)

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan signed a Joint Security Order with its international partners August 24.

The meeting was attended by Dr. Najafi from the Independent Election Commission (IEC), LTG Mangal from the Ministry of Interior (MoI), LTG Karimi from the Ministry of Defense (MoD) and LTG Riley from ISAF.

Each of the parties outlined their role in providing security for the electoral process. The key point is that MoI and MoD will jointly provide security with ISAF in support.

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