Jirga Hears MPs Provincial Report
The Wolesi Jirga(Lower House of Parliament) on Saturday’s
plenary session heard parliamentary lawmakers’ provincial report.
The session was
held under the chairmanship of second deputy speaker of Wolesi Jirga Humayoun
Humayoun, while varieties of issue including the country’s security situation
were discussed in today’s session.
In accordance to agenda, a number of parliamentary
lawmakers Abdul Qader Qalatwal from Zabul province, Abdul Jabar from Takhar,
Obaidullah Barekzai from Oruzgan, Musa Khan Nasrat from Farah, Mrs. Wazhma Safi
from Kunar and Mrs. Roqia Naial from Ghor presented their provinces challenges
Overall in today’s session, various issues were discussed
including the country’s security challenges particularly in Badakhshan, Kunar,
Nangarhar and Nooristan provinces.
Likewise, people representatives pointed in relation to
killing of ethnic elders in Sar-e- Pul, existence of vehicles sans number
plate, lack of government attention for carrying of wounded security forces and
illegal checking of houses in Paktia province, they asked government to bring
positive changes in the behavior work of security organs.
Likewise in the sideline of today’s session,
parliamentary lawmakers expressed their concerns about trilateral meeting
between Afghan, Pak and England
securities advisers in relation to Afghanistan and Pakistan recent tensions,
illegal endowment of emblem in security organs, existence of caretakers in
governmental organs, attack on Nahim Lalai Hameedzai house, lack of water and
power in Macrorayans including the residents’ complaints in this regard, lack
of unfairness for distribution of Japan’s assisted machineries in Zabul
province, carelessness of attorney
general for those prisoners which their crimes are not still apparent but they
are still in jail, suggestion for
collecting of right hand vehicles in Herat province without decision of council of ministers, taking of 15 Euro as
insurance from people by Iran embassy in Kabul, rehabilitation road of
Kabul-Kunar and Kabul- Torkham, raising
of electricity bill in Mazar-e- Sharif, paradox behavior for recruitment
and dismissing of employees in governmental organs of Helmand province, lack of
paying of teachers’ salaries since a few months in Kunar province
including existence of corruption in teacher training center of this province
and tacking of 500 AFs from students as name of consulate services by ministry of foreign affairs.
The house first deputy speaker Humanyoun Humayoun while
heard the aforementioned issues, tasked to the religious and cultural
commission to make obvious the issue of Afghan-Turk school and the work result should
be present in next plenary session.
Overall, first deputy speaker Wolesi Jirga asked from
government to pay teachers’ salaries as soon as possible in Kunar province even
equivalent step should pick up for collecting of right hand vehicles in aforementioned
Likewise in today’s session, Humayoun Humayoun tasked for
transport, telecommunication and international relation commissions to debate
with in- charges about rehabilitation road of Kabul- Kunar and Kabul
-Torkham and taking of 500 AFs from students by ministry of foreign affairs
and 15 Euro from people by Iran embassy in Kabul also raising of electricity
bill in Mazr-e- Sharif should be discuss with in- charges and the debates
result should be present in next plenary session.
Overall, first deputy speaker of house assured those
countries supports from terrorists should be
black list of world community also asked from ministry of foreign
affairs to present the result of trilateral security meeting of England to
Later the session agenda was pursued by second deputy
speaker of Lower House Muhamamd Nazir Ahamdzai, while parliamentary lawmakers
suggested for appointing of delegation in order to evaluation of prisoners
Lawmaker Mrs. Habibi Sadat criticized for lack of
presence of some parliamentary lawmakers in the session.
Translator: Mustafa Akrami, March 18, 2017