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Unconstitutional decisions unacceptable: Ghani

Unconstitutional decisions unacceptable: Ghani

Jun 13, 2015 - 18:40

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Saturday warned unconstitutional steps were unacceptable and stressed every institution should avoid decisions contrary to the constitution.

He expressed this during separate meetings with different groups of people to discuss parliamentary elections and polls’ reforms.

According to a statement from Presidential Palace, the participants of the meetings included representatives of womeninfo-icon, media, civil societyinfo-icon and political figures as well as representatives of UNAMA.

After hearing views of the representatives, Ghani said: “We will never allow any vacuum in the system of the government.”

He pledged decisions would be made in accordance with the country’s constitution and in light of national interests.

He urged participants to hold more meetings and share their final suggestions and views with the Presidential Palace.

According to article 83rd of the constitution, new members of Wolesi Jirgainfo-icon should start work on June 22. The article includes the election for the lower house should be held one or two months ahead before the period of current lawmakers expired.


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