TAWDE KHABARE: Holding of Loya Jirga Discussed
Justice Minister Basir Anwar said that the holding of a constitutional Loya Jirga is directly linked with the holding of parliament and district council elections.
Anwar said that the national unity government is committed to holding such a Loya Jirga.
At the time of establishing the national unity government, the leaders agreed to convene a Loya Jirga within two years to amend the constitution to include an office of prime minister. This has not however been done.
Host Zabi Sadat, discusses the issue with the following guests:
Gulalai Noor Safi, MP
Sayed Mohammad Hassan Balkhi, MP
Abdul Hamd Sahak, university lecturer
Habibulrahman Nang, head of Afghanistan Civil Society Elections Network (ACSEN)