The original deadline for announcing the results of the preliminary presidential election was Saturday, October 19, but the Election Commission said on Friday that the announcement will be delayed. .
Commissioners say the preliminary results may be announced by the end of next week.
On Saturday, instead of giving results, the IEC will explain their process and the challenges they face.
“We will share the challenges that lie ahead, and our results so far, with the people of Afghanistan,” said Rahima Zarifi, a commissioner at IEC.
The investigation of 2,300 biometric devices that were separated out because of irregularities is one task still to be completed.
According to the Election Commission, so far information of more than 1.7 million voters from biometric devices has been transferred to the central data center.