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Consultative Loya Jirga to be Held on March 17 – Daudzai

(Last Updated On: February 20, 2019)

Mohammad Umar Daudzai, President Ghani’s special Envoy for regional consensus on peace set 17th of March as the date for convening the consultative Loya Jirga in Kabul.

Addressing a press conference at headquarters of the Independent Human Rights Commission (HRC) on Wednesday, Daudzai said that the Jirga will be held for three days (March 17-20).

He added that he has formed a nongovernmental commission for the first time, that will be responsible for holding the Loya Jirga.

According to Daudzai, the commission is consists of 50 members including politicians and civil activists.

According to Daudzai, 30 percent of the participants of the consultative Loy Jirga would be women.

It comes as, on February 11, president Ghani said that the Consultative Loya Jirga would be held in Kabul in March in which the political system and constitutional values, as well as the cost of war and peace, would be discussed to determine the people’s clear stand in the peace process.

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