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Discussion on the structure of the National Assembly and the duties of representatives

The Free and Fair Elections Forum of Afghanistan (FEFA) convened a meeting on September 04, 2019 with the students and youth of the Law and Political Science faculty of Parwan University. The goal of the meeting was aimed at inviting of an elected representative of the people of Parwan at the Wolesi Jirga or Meshrano Jirga to share information about the structure of the National Assembly, the duties of representatives, how they draft and adopted laws and legislate, and also to share their parliamentary experience to the participants. Also to speak for motivating and inspiring the students about a bright futures and serving their countrymen, but Mr. Zahir Salangi, the elected representative of the people of Parwan in the Wolesi Jirga could not attend the meeting. Subsequently for the better conduct of the meeting and the inevitable outcome, the FEFA representative provided information to the students on the Structure of national assembly, duties of the representatives and also on the approval and legislation of the National Assembly. This meeting which was attended by 50 fourth-grade students of Law and Political Science faculty of Parwan province, the FEFA Representative stated as follow ,on the structure and duties of parliament: Parliament (National Assembly) The Government of Afghanistan consists of three branches: the state (Executive branch), the Legislative branch (Parliament) and the Judiciary. The Afghan parliament or legislature which is an important pillar of the system, also called the National Assembly. The Afghan Parliament or National Assembly consists of two chambers; the Meshrano Jirga (Senate), Wolesi Jirga (House of Representatives). The main duties of the National Assembly are divided into three major divisions: 1. Legislation or Approval of laws 2. Monitoring the functioning of the government and legitimizing it 3. Proper Representation of People.

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9/4/2019

Date

50

Total Participents

1 Day

Duration

Parwan

Location

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