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Consultative Loya Jirga to change all thoughts on peace into cohesive discussion

KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani visited Loya Jirga tent on Tuesday and met with leadership and members of the commission to hold peace consultative Loya Jirga, the Presidential Palace said in a statement.
At the outset, welcoming the president, head of the commission Mohammad Omar Daudzai briefed about holding consultative Loya Jirga and perpetrations taken in this regard, according to the statement.
Thanking the ministries of interior, national defense, independent directorate of local governance and other government administrations cooperated in this respect, Daudzai said that Uruzgan representatives have already arrived in Kabul and other provinces’ representatives would soon arrive, the statement added.
President Ghani while appreciating the commission’s leadership and members said that Afghans, region and world would see the jirga’s results.
He added we as a united nation have always solved our problems through jirgas and consultations, the statement continued.
“Afghan women will firmly represent in the Loya Jirga, thus, 30 percent of the participants should be women,” the president said.
The president said no one could censor the Loya Jirga and nation’s representatives can freely come up with their views, suggestions and consultations. He clarified that the consultative peace Loya Jirga will change all thoughts on peace into a cohesive discussion, adding national, regional, Islamic and international conditions have been provided for peace and existed limitations have been removed in this regard. He said peace was a dream which has been mentioned sometimes, but it was not expected to be restored and we have witnessed that in our life.
At the end, the president visited different sections of the Loya Jirga tent and instructed the relevant in-charges to make effort to take necessary measures on better welcoming the representatives.
The Kabul Times

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