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.

3-way ulema conference in Jakarta set for May 11

3-way ulema conference in Jakarta set for May 11

May 05, 2018 - 09:54

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Religious scholars from Afghanistaninfo-icon, Pakistaninfo-icon and Indonesia will meet in Jakarta on Friday (May 11) on ways and means of ending the conflict in the Central Asian country.

High Peace Councilinfo-icon Secretary Akram Khpalwak announced the date of the ulemainfo-icon conference late Friday night after talks with Indonesian leaders in Jakarta.

Khpalwak, also a presidential advisor, said a 20-member delegation of Afghan scholars would take part in the three-way ulema conference, proposed by Indonesian President Joko Widodo in January.

While commending Indonesia’s sincere support for the Afghan peace process, he tweeted: “Renowned scholars from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Indonesia will participate in this conference on peace and stability in Afghanistan.”

Jakarta is optimistic the talks will lead to a fatwainfo-icon (edict) to convince the Talibaninfo-icon into launching into peace negotiations with the Afghan government.


Related Article

Add new comment



Twitter Update