GOFTMAN: Formation of New Political Alliance Discussed
Key political leaders and former government officials last week officially launched a new coalition which they say they intend to use to help resolve numerous issues including "growing instability, poverty and ethnic divisions" among other issues.
Addressing guests attending the launch of the alliance, which they call the Grand National Coalition of Afghanistan, former Balkh governor Atta Mohammad Noor said it has been formed under the leadership of First Vice President of Afghanistan General Abdul Rashid Dostum, Jamiat Islami Chief Executive Atta Mohammad Noor, Second Deputy Chief Executive Mohammad Mohaqiq, and other key figures.
The alliance says it aims to work for improved governance, creating jobs, holding of transparent elections and ensuring improved security across the country.
In this episode of Goftman, host, Partaw Naderi discusses the topic with the following guests:
Noor Rahman Akhlaqi, a member of Jamiat-e-Islami party of Afghanistan
Ghafoor Laiwal, a reasercher
Jaffar Mahdawi, an MP
Nasrullah Estanekzai, a university lecturer