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Government lack ability to properly handle peace process: Senate

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Sep 06, 2020 - 16:18
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Mesharano Jirga members on Sunday stressed that available opportunity of peace talks should not go in vain and asked the government to put ceasefire in its agenda during peace talks with the Taliban . The Upper House held its...
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Lawmakers claim injustice, irregularities in free bread distribution drive

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May 10, 2020 - 15:43
KABUL : (Pajhwok): Mesharano Jirga or Upper House of the parliament on Sunday complained against injustice in the distribution of free bread to less fortunate people and decided to summon Kabul City mayor.
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Political tensions harming peace process: Senators

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Mar 15, 2020 - 18:54
KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of Meshrano Jirga or upper house members on Sunday expressed concern over the creation of dual government and called for a joint parliament teeam to resolve political dispute between Ashraf Ghani and Dr. Abdullah Abdullah.
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Senate rises for recess amid calls for consensus on peace

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Jan 20, 2020 - 18:37
KABUL (Pajhwok): On the eve on winter break, some Meshrano Jirga members raised objections over the ongoing peace talks between the US and Taliban , demanding consensus among Afghan politicians for reconciliation. Under Article 107 of the...
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Iran asked to apologize over Afghan deaths in plane crash

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Jan 12, 2020 - 16:58
KABUL (Pajhwok): Meshrano Jirga members on Sunday asked Iran to stop interfering in Afghanistan ’s internal matters and seek apology over the killing of Afghans in the Ukrainian plane shooting.
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Truce only between US, Taliban not acceptable: Senate

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Dec 15, 2019 - 19:05
KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of Meshrano Jirga or upper house members on Sunday welcomed the beginning of vote audit and recount process and said ceasefire should not be only between the Taliban and the US, but nationwide.
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Muslimyar sets govt deadline to address Chaparhar raid

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Jun 03, 2018 - 18:34
​ KABUL (Pajhwok): Meshrano Jirga chairman Fazal Hadi Muslimyar on Sunday said he would personally deal with ‘local militias’ if the government did not respond to the Chaparhar district incident in which nine of his relatives were killed and as many others wounded.
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Lawmakers question HPC performance, huge spending

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Jul 12, 2016 - 18:27
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Mesharano Jirga or upper house members on Tuesday demanded the High Peace Council (HPC) to be abounded as the council did not play significant role in bringing peace to the country despite extravagant expenditures.
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Senators call for probe against fifth columnists

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Jun 21, 2016 - 15:49
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Meshrano Jirga on Tuesday expressed its concern over the transfer of a local Taliban leader from northern Baghlan province to Kabul in a vehicle of Maidan Wardak police and demanded an investigation.
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Walk the talk on terrorism, senators ask President Ghani

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Apr 26, 2016 - 17:31
KABUL (Pajhwok): Senators on Tuesday welcomed President Ashraf Ghani’saddressing to the joint sitting of parliament, stressing the implementation of his vows and suggestinga Loya Jirga on dealing with the current challenges.
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Senate also nixes presidential decree on ERC suggestions

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Jan 05, 2016 - 13:40
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Meshrano Jirga -- the upper house of the parliament -- on Tuesday rejected a presidential decree regarding suggestions of the Electoral Reform Commission (ERC).
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Senators say concerned over youth migration

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Sep 15, 2015 - 19:13
KABUL (Pajhwok): Mesharano Jirga members on Tuesday expressed their deep concern over the Afghan youth joining the refugee stream to Europe and asked the government to generate jobs for them.
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Meshrano Jirga approves amended Acting Law

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Jun 07, 2015 - 19:34
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Mesharano Jirga or Senate on Sunday approved fresh amendments to the Acting Law, binding acting officials to obtain a trust vote from the lower house before joining office. The upper house law commission presented the amended...
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Senate denounces massacre of Muslims in Myanmar

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Jun 02, 2015 - 19:06
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Mesharano Jirga or upper house of parliament on Tuesday condemned persecution of Muslim community in Myanmar and asked the government to raise the issue on international forum.
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