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Press Release: Parliament's Vote of confidence to the Nominated Ministers

For Immediate release Kabul-October 12, 2020 Since the establishment of the new government, finally the president of Afghanistan after eight months of inauguration has declared last week that the members of government cabinet will be introduced to the parliament to receive vote of confidence. State Ministry in Parliamentary Affairs has already shared the documents and resumes of each nominated ministers with the parliament and the parliament had started primary assessment of the documents. The government introduces the cabinet members whiles most ministries were led by the acting ministers (In contradiction with the law on guardianship of the acting ministries and administrations). FEFA welcomes introduction of the cabinet members to the parliament for vote of confidence and believes it will end the culture of superintendence and pave the way for acting based on the constitution and the values of republican and supports every steps toward respecting the constitution, separation of power and strengthening accountability in the country. Relying on the culture of superintendence in recent years was against the constitution and on the other hand had paved the way for corruption and irresponsiveness. Ending this situation is the joint responsibility of both the government and the National Assembly of Afghanistan. Considering the fact that the current government is formed based on the political agreement between two sides; now it is the parliament to make it accountable to the society. FEFA as a parliament watch organization that monitors the parliament performance and democratic processes, based on public demand and expectations present the following points as concerns and expect the National Assembly to provide clear and satisfactory responses to them ahead of their voting process to the nominated ministers:

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10/12/2020

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