Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

HPC can’t bring peace, says Paktia governor

HPC can’t bring peace, says Paktia governor

Sep 23, 2013 - 20:24

GARDEZ (PANinfo-icon): The High Peace Councilinfo-icon (HPC) does not have the strength to make the ongoing reconciliation process a success, the governor of southeastern Paktia province claimed on Monday.

Addressing a gathering arranged by the HPC provincial chapter, Governor Juma Khan Hamdard said peace would continue to elude Afghanistaninfo-icon as long as the US and Pakistaninfo-icon did not lend their weight to the reconciliation drive.

But in the same breath, he told the meeting, attended by civil societyinfo-icon representatives, tribal elders and a large number of residents, that the peace body had made some small achievements.

A large number of militants had surrendered in different parts of the country and many prisoners freed as a result of HPC efforts, he acknowledged, explaining the steps had failed to restore peace.


Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.


Add new comment



Twitter Update