Religious scholars vow support to Rassoul
KABUL (Pajhwok): Demanding greater say in government’s affairs, religious scholars who gathered in Kabul on Wednesday announced support to presidential candidate Zalmai Rassoul in the April 5 polls.
The former official during Taliban’s regime said they wanted a kind of system where religious scholars had a vital role to play.
Qayamuddin said Dr. Rassoul team had promised establishing standard seminaries and upgrading the existing ones
In his address, Rassoul, a former foreign minister, said he regarded mosques as places of spiritual and social reforms and promised to economically support ulema if won the elections.
Massoud said every government in Afghanistan which lacked ulema support had failed to deliver.
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