The first meeting of Anti-corruption Supreme Council held in Kabul

  • Date of Publication : 29/07/2016 at 10:47 GMT
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Anti-corruption

The first meeting of the Anti-corruption Supreme Council, under the chairmanship of President Ashraf Ghani was held yesterday (Thursday, July 28) in Presidential Palace in Kabul.

According to Asia News Agency, in addition to the Afghan president, Second Vice-president, head of the Supreme Court, Attorney General, Minister of Justice and the heads of the Anti-corruption Supreme Council are as members of the Council.

The council was established several months ago and finally held its first meeting yesterday.

Muhammad Sarwar Danish, Second Vice President, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, chief executive and the personnel of judicial organs attended the meeting, in which two documents specifying duties and the decree of the President on the establishment of a judicial organ to fight against corruption were approved.

Based on bill duties, the Anti-corruption Supreme Council, aiming to reform and strengthen the judicial system based on the rule of law, respecting Human Rights and access to justice, reforming rules and other legislative documents towards government’s objectives and a resolute and comprehensive fight against all kinds of corruption has been established.

The Supreme Council of the rule of law and Anti-corruption has three sub-committees, the Committee of Rules, Judicial Committee under the chairmanship of the Vice-president and the Anti-Corruption Committee under the chairmanship of the Attorney General.

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