Ghani Suggests ‘Grand Consultative Jirga’ For Peace – Tolo News

Ghani says that in the Jirga, Afghans will discuss ways to achieve a sustainable peace in the country.

President Ashraf Ghani on Monday called for a grand consultative Jirga, a traditional assembly, on the peace process in the country amid Washington’s marathon diplomatic efforts to facilitate direct talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban who has been fighting against Afghan and foreign forces over the past 18 years. 

Addressing the “National Consultative Meeting on Peace” at the Presidential Palace on Monday, Ghani said the decision to hold a Jirga has been made on the advice of delegates of today’s conference to help “dignified” peace in …. Read More on Tolo News