Zahra Bayan Shenwari was appointed as the New Chief of Independent Electoral Complaints Commission of Afghanistan during a voting session of administrative delegation of the commission on Tuesday..

The commissioners of Independent Electoral Complaints Commission elected their Chief, Deputy chief, and Secretariat Chief of the Commission during their first working day.

Zahra Bayan Shenwari managed to secure most votes among the other candidates to secre the seat as Independent Electoral Complaints Commission chief, Mawlavi Din Mohammad was elected as Deputy Chief of the commission while Mohammad Qasim Elias was appointed as Secretariat Chief of Independent Electoral Complaints Commission.

This comes as Mohammad Qasim Elyasi, Zohra Bayan Shenwari, Mawlavi Din Mohammad Azimi, Mohammad Younus Toghra, and Syed Qutbuddin were on Monday sworn in as new members of the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission.

Chaman Shah Etimadi was sworn in as the secretariat chief of Independent Electoral Complaints Commission.

The election commissioners were elected by 18 presidential candidates during a voting session which was organized on Friday.