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Ghani to Meet Abdullah Regarding Loya Jirga on Peace

Ghani to Meet Abdullah  Regarding Loya Jirga on Peace

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani will be meeting Chief Executive Officer Dr. Abdullah Abdullah regarding his Stability and Unanimity team’s decision to boycott the upcoming Consultative Loya Jirga on peace.
Earlier in the day, Abdullah’s presidential election team announced it would not participate in the planned Consultative Loya Jirga on peace.
The mammoth jirga is expected to be held on April 29 in capital Kabul, in which around 2,500 people are expected to participate from all over the country.
In his statement, Abdullah said his electoral ticket had not been involved in any consultation neither at political parties and individual levels nor at the government level.
He also said that he did not see the gathering "helpful to overcome the current challenges in the country."
An official at the Presidential Palace, who wished go unnamed, told Pajhwok the Stability and Unanimity team had released a statement which claimed the CEO’s presidential team would not attend the Loya Jirga.
However, the source said the CEO had not yet shared his concerns with President Ghani regarding the Consultative Loya Jirga.
He said President Ghani would meet Abdullah regarding the Loya Jirga and make suitable decisions in this regard. (Pajhwok)