Elects as Second Deputy Speaker of Wolesi Jirga
Lawmaker Nehmatullah Ghafari was elected as second deputy
chairman of Wolesi Jirga(Lower House of Parliament), after obtaining of
majority votes in an open voting.
The session was held under the chairmanship of Abdul Rauf
Ibrahimi, while a number of women lawmakers’ called for appointment of a woman in the second seat
of Wolesi Jirga, but Ibrahimi called such demands opposite to the domestic duties of Wolesi
During the administrative board elections nearly 130
parliamentary lawmakers were present and Ghafari gained majority votes in an
Administrative board elections started in National
Assembly Monday where lawmakers Muhammad Nazir Ahmadzai and Nehmatullah Ghafari
were candidates for the seat of second deputy of Wolesi Jirga.
Second deputy of house Nehmatullah Ghafari while obtained
majority votes in an open voting, expressed his gratitude and pleasure for lawmakers’
confidence and said, honesty and true responsibility is part of mission of all lawmakers
Overall, chairman of house Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi while was
thanking for Ahmadzai activities over the last six months, emphasized for
maintaining of national unity in nation house(Wolesi Jirga.
Likewise, Ibrahimi pointed out in relation to Hoot twenty
four uprising of Herat people and was called a potential action against despotic
regime on that time.
Overall in the sideline of today’s session, lawmaker
Muhammad Nahim Lalai Hameedzai who was candidate for the seat of first deputy
of Wolesi Jirga (Lower House of Parliament) in administrative board elections
criticized for voting process and
emphasized for investigation of his case in this regard.
Mustafa Akrami, March 14, 2016