Tue, Oct

Muslimyar named senator for another term


Fazal-Hadi-MuslimyarPresident Hamid Karzai has nominated Fazal Hadi Muslimyar as senator for another term, the Cabinet Secretariat said on Saturday.

In line with Article 84 of the constitution, the president approved the nomination of Muslimyar, chairman of the Meshrano Jirga, for another term as senator.

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) had been directed to prepare a draft and submit it to the upper house, a statement from the secretariat said.

Under the constitution, 34 senators are nominated by the president and introduced to the upper house. Another 34 are elected by district and provincial councils.