Amanullah Babukerkhel, 65, resident of Aqtash village of Khan Abad district in Kunduz province, says: “I want all Afghans to get united irrespective.” What is your idea to share power and reconciliation with armed opponents and with special reference Taliban? Also, how will you deal with human rights violators and war criminals?
Muhammad Rahman, 60, a shopkeeper in Khost province, says: “Neighbouring countries have been interfering in Afghanistan internal affairs for over three decades. Neighboring countries have shattered our lives but our government has totally failed to address the issue with our neighboring states. The presence of foreign troops in Afghanistan is a constant source of trouble for our neighbors.” What will be your foreign policy approach to address these concerns?
Answer: We have better plans in place for the development of education sector in the country. We will leave no stone unturned to improve the quality of the vital education sector.Our plans include, development of education curriculum, improving teacher training programs, construction of new schools and universities, empowerment of education observation system, development of technical and vocational institutes. Moreover, Abullahvows to expand literacy centers and improve quality of education in the country.According to Abdullah, schools and educational institutions will be provided to all and sundry with full security. Measures will be taken to encourage families to send their daughters to schools.
Mohammad Shoaib, 38, resident of Laghman says: “The prices of our agriculture products remain low whenever we harvest them. Foreign countries keep our agriculture products in cold storages and warehouses, but when we export the same products then we buy that on higher prices. During the past one decade, our government failed to build cold storages or warehouses for our agro products.” What will be your priorities to modernize our old agriculture sector?
Amin Miankhel, 28, resident of Baghlan, says: “I’m graduated from the agriculture faculty and jobless for the last one year despite several attempts. I am not given job because they want my experience. Most of Afghans are faced with poverty, hunger and joblessness.” How you deal with this entire situation if you win?
Humayun Sharifi, a mason and resident of Herat, says: “I find job some days in a week. I earn bread for my family after great difficulty. Do not I have the right to live a normal life like other people?” What will be your economic policy? How will you bridge economic gap among various classes? How will you implement your economic plans?
Mohammad Hassan Hasam, 60, resident of Nurgal district of Kunar province, says: “We are deprived of electricity although we’ve ample water in our river flowing into Pakistan. So, Pakistan has built a dam at Warsak area providing all Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with electricity. Afghanistan has an estimated 75 billion cubic of water and 80 per cent of it is used by our neighbors.” What are your plans for generating electricity and providing irrigation and clean drinking water to the people?”
Mohammad Rahim, an Afghan refugee living in Peshawar, says: “He is fed up with refugee life. On the one hand I am trying to earn a livelihood for my family while on the other police continuously harassing me. If I go to my country, what will I do there? I do not have property in my home country while security is also not better there.” What is your plan to tackle refugee issue or their repatriation? How will you help settle refugees in Afghanistan?
Hazrat Gul Mohammadi, resident of Jarm district of Badakhshan, says: “Demining continues in the area by influential and smugglers without any legal authorization. During the past decade, the government did not pay heed to tap natural resources. If the mining sector gets government attention then it will help bolster national economy and create job opportunities for locals. Illegal demining is underway in various areas.” What are your plans with regard of mining sector? How will you make sure to control environmental problems?
WalwalaTanha, resident of Kandahar, says: “Women face greater insecurity and on the other hand they are trapped in traditional limitations. Families do not allow women to work in government or private sectors. Women rights’ are being trampled and they cannot choose their life partner. They are deprived of their right of property. Women are behaved like a tool. Several cases of women rights violations took place during current year.” What will be your policy to ensure women rights and improve their lives?
Sami Mohammadi, 20, resident of Mazar-i-Sharif, says: “Youth are a big capital for the country. Youth need to be motivated because the war-battered country needs their active support. Regretfully, the government does not pay any attention to better educate them as most of them are jobless.” What will be your youth policy if you succeed in the elections? What kinds of sports facilities will you provide to them?