Thu, Oct

4 officials-designate introduced to Wolesi Jirga


sarwar-danish-voice-presidentThe defense minister-designate, the nominee for the Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB) and two members-designate of the Supreme Court were introduced to the Wolesi Jirga or lower house of the parliament on Wednesday for a vote of confidence.

Mohammad Masoum Stankikzai was nominated as defense minister, Khlilullah Seddiq as head of DAB and Anisa Rasouli and Mohammad Yousuf Halim as members of the Supreme Court.

Stankzai was scheduled to be introduced to the Wolesi Jirga on June 22, but his introduction suspended after Taliban group attack on the parliament.

It is the first time a woman would become member of the Supreme Court.