Jahani also makes way to present plans to WJ
KABUL (Pajhwok): Abdul Bari Jahani, minister-designate for information and culture, on Saturday presented plans to the lower house of parliament after his second nationality was revoked.
More than two weeks back the unity government introduced its picks for 16 remaining posts for a vote of confidence.
As many as 15 of the nominees presented their future plans to the lawmakers, but Jahani was barred because of his dual nationality, pending his US nationality cancelation.
Of 153 lawmakers, 150 accepted Ministry of Foreign Affairs letter regarding Jahani’s second citizenship cancelation and voted for him to present his future programmes.
While presenting his plans, Jahani assured to work for a balanced promotion of culture in the country. He promised to create a new department responsible for preserving historical monuments and relics.
Jahani also said to pay special heed in developing Afghanistan’s press and media.
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