05 August 2020

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Kabul (BNA) The Traditional Loya Jirga with the participation of over 2,000 people was held on Nov. 16, 2011 and ended with adopting of a resolution that is considered one of the achievements of the great nation of Afghanistan. 
The advice of this jirga after evaluations was adopted at the (Aqrab) Nov. 21 session of the Council of Ministers meeting. 
The CM meeting by praising the strides of the organizers of this jirgah and the efforts of the security foundations, instructs the ministries and government departments to take into account the Loya Jirgah resolutions in their routine work and orders the following: 
1. The national security council, the ministry of foreign affairs, defense, interior, finance economy, national security department and the local organs department should take into account the resolution during their talks on strategic cooperation with foreign countries,
2. In order to attain the precision and reliability of the rumors pertaining to burial of the atomic wastes inside the territory of Afghanistan and considering the advice of the Loya Jirgah, the delegation consisting the decision No. 2470 dated 20/4/1387, under the supervision of defense ministry in order to cooperate with the international community and related foundations including the International Atomic Energy verify the probability of burial of the atomic wastes and its radio-active spread in suspected localities, and by usage of scientific, technical possibilities and the inhabitants witnesses be assessed precisely and prepare the result of its study and assessments in six months to the Presidential Office,
3. The structure of the high peace council as per the Loya Jirga advice be reviewed and the administration affairs of the Council of Ministers is ordered to arrange proper facilities for this purpose,
4. The high peace council should consider the Loya Jirga advice in carrying of please talks and realization of the peace policy in its routine activities,
5. The ministries and government departments should consider the good governance advice of the Loya Jirga,
6. The independent administration reforms and civil services should take note of the loiya jirga advice in improving the administration,
7. The administration affairs and council of ministers secretariat should consider the extension and printing of the resolutions of the Loya Jirga.

Kabul (BNA) First Vice-President of Afghanistan, Marshal Mohammad Qaseem Fahim is authorized to take care of the affairs of the presidential office till the return of the president of Afghanistan from his visit to Germany and Britain. 
“I wish him all success”, the message President Karzai as saying.

Kabul (BNA)  At this meeting held at the presidential palace the other day was attended by Prof. Abdul Salam Azimi Chief Justice and Chairman of the Supreme Court, Habibullah Ghalib Minister of Justice, the Attorney General and head of the administration affairs and council of Ministers Secretariat. 
The meeting discussed sexual assaults and the arrest of Mrs. Gulnaz. 
The Minister of Justice explained the details of Mrs. Gulnaz case and proposed that the remaining prison term of Mrs. Gulnaz be waived off. 
The meeting decided that the remaining prison term of Mrs. Gulnaz considering the enforced laws of the country are waived off. 
The meeting noted that since the sides in the case agree on marriage, the meeting instructed the related sources to take appropriate measures in this respect in accordance with the Islamic Sharia. 
President Karzai instructed the administration affairs department to prepare the decree for waiving of prison terms for this purpose. 
Meanwhile, a series of other judicial issues were also discussed at this meeting including a foreign national case.

Kabul (BNA) President Karzari in his meeting with the members of the high peace council discussed future actions of the council in the light of the loya jirga resolutions. 
At this meeting which was attended by Prof. Sebghatullah Mujaddidi, Pir Sayed Ahmad Gailani, Marshal Mohammad Qaseem Fahim and Mohammad Karim Khalili vice-presidents, the members of the council advanced their proposals on carrying and strengthening of the peace process in the light of Loya Jirgah advices. 
Also, at this meeting more effectiveness of the peace process, creation of changes in the composition of the council, expansion of council activities in provinces, the need for honest cooperation of Pakistan in preparing the ground for peace talks, creation of a specific address for opposition, more activation of influential, elders and religious scholars in the peace process and attraction of oppositions for talks were discussed. 
They said that despite the martyrdom of Ustad Rabbani that was a great blow to the peace process, the majority of people of Afghanistan are supporting peace and the international community also supports this process and meanwhile all Taliban are also not opposing peace, for this very reason, the peace process should move ahead and in order to accelerate this process the peace talks should be carried through a specific address with the opposition elements. 
They argued that the peace process should be carried through the Afghans and the foreign countries should create facilities for talks. 
The president said at this meeting that during the past years led by martyred Ustad Rabbani and Prof. Sebghatullah Mujadidi efforts were made for peace restoration to create a reliable and specific address by the government of Afghanistan and that in the past year the peace council also got credibility inside and outside the country. 
At the meeting president Karzai reiterated that the peace process by following the advice of the Loya Jirgah be continued and a national influential should lead this process. 
It was decided at the meeting that after the Bonn Conference a meeting be held between the president and members of the high peace council and a decision be taken on appointment of new chairman and its future actions.