Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Friday, June 5th, 2020

Joint Parliament Body to Assess Peace Process

Joint Parliament Body  to Assess Peace Process

KABUL - The Wolesi Jirga or lower house of Parliament on Wednesday announced appointing a joint committee with the upper house to assess the peace process, saying the panel would soon start its work.
The Wolesi Jirga leadership board, as suggested by 50 lawmakers, discussed how to secure peace in the country and included to the topic to today’s agenda.
Amir Khan Yar, first deputy speaker who chaired today session, said the joint committee of both the houses would evaluate the peace process in the country.
He said the committee would work on the peace process mechanism and assess the process as well.
Yar, who is also member of the committee, said they would assess all parts involved in the peace process including the government, institutions and countries. The committee would share its report with Parliament members.
Peace negotiations remain suspended between the US and the Taliban but recent release of two western hostages in return for three key Taliban commanders, including Anas Haqqani, again created hopes for peace. (Pajhwok)