Wednesday, July 04, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Hundreds of the people of Uruzgan province by establishing a peace council yesterday announced their support to the government-initiated peace process.
Composed of tribal elders, civil society, intellectual and notables, members of the council said that peace is the only way to take Afghanistan towards progress and to achieve this noble case, they would continue to efforts.
Speaking on the occasion, the governors of Uruzgan province, Amir Mohammad Akhundzada appreciated the step taken by the council and said he would back the in their efforts towards ensuring lasting peace in the country.
The council’s members at the end of their meeting also issued an 11-article resolution which supported peace talks with the Taliban for bringing about peace in the country.
The resolution also called for deleting the names of terrorists to accelerate dialogue besides calling on Taliban to give up killing and called on Afghanistan to respects women rights in the light of Islamic teaching.