Afghanistan will hold presidential election on the twentieth of April, 2019, six months after parliamentary and provincial council polls.
During a televised news conference today, Independent Election Commission spokesman and commissioner Hafeezullah Hashemi said security and funding as well as the short time frame between elections will present the biggest challenges to the polls.
Long-delayed parliamentary and provincial council elections in the war-torn country are scheduled for the twentieth of October. Parliamentary elections should have been held in 2015.
However, they were postponed in the aftermath of the badly flawed presidential election of 2014, rising security threats and unresolved disputes about election reforms.