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Day 3: Jirga resumes debate on security pact (Video)

Day 3: Jirga resumes debate on security pact (Video)

Nov 23, 2013 - 15:57

KABUL (PAN): The consultative Loya Jirga started debating remaining parts of the text of the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) between Afghanistan and the United States on the third day of proceedings on Saturday.

 Amid tight security arrangements, the four-day Loya Jirga on the vital pact got under way in Kabul on Thursday. Participants of the event will advise the government on whether or not the deal should be signed.  

Around 2,500 people’s representatives, tribal chieftains, religious scholars, MPs, women, civil society groups, the Kuchi tribe, traders and rights activists are attending the grand assembly. 

Day 3: Jirga resumes debate on security pact from Pajhwok Afghan News.

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