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Karzai sends list of nominees to Senate Secretariat

Karzai sends list of nominees to Senate Secretariat

Feb 19, 2011 - 17:15

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): The Senate Secretariat received on Saturday a list of one-third members of Meshrano Jirgainfo-icon, upper house, nominated by President Hamid Karzai, an official said.

The nominees include 18 former legislators and 16 new faces, second deputy chairman of Meshrano Jirga, Mohammad Alam Ezedyar, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Nominated for a second term are Tiba Zahidi, Humaira Niamati, Nafisa Sultani, Sadiqa Balkhi, Roshan Ara Alakozay, Sahila Sharifi, Sara Surkhabi, Najiba Hussaini, Sibghatullah Mujaddedi, Syed Ahmad Gilani, Maulviinfo-icon Arsala Rahmani, Sher Ahmad Akhunzada and Mohammad Hassan Hotak.

Also included in the list are Mohammad Essa Khan Shinwari, Haji Nazar Mohammad, Abdul Baqi Barial, Suleman Yari and Abdul Shakoor, Ezedyar said. The list will be sent to the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs before it goes to the Wolesi Jirgainfo-icon for approval.

The newcomers are Wasifi from Badakhshan, Lima Ahmadi from Panjsher, Safia Siddiqui and Malalai Shinwari from Nangarhar.


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