New Alliance Lists Demands; Calls For Systematic Reforms

New Alliance Lists Demands; Calls For Systematic Reforms

SAM Staff,

The new alliance formed by leaders from three mainstream Afghan political parties including Jamiat-e-Islami, the National Unity of People of Afghanistan and the National Islamic Movement of Afghanistan on Friday issued a draft resolution where they made various demands from government.

The draft resolution, sent to TOLOnews, has named the alliance as the Coalition for the Rescue of Afghanistan.

Leaders of the alliance in their draft resolution accused President Ashraf Ghani of working beyond the law and monopolizing political power.

The coalition does not want the system to collapse; instead it wants systematic reforms to be in place in security institutions, the draft resolution says.

Sources have told TOLOnews that members of the coalition will sign the agreement in the near future.

Jamiat-e-Islami party of Afghanistan, which is led by acting foreign minister Salahuddin Rabbani, has been one of the main critics of Ghani alongside the National Islamic Movement of Afghanistan led by First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum and the National Unity of People of Afghanistan party led by Second Deputy of the CEO Mohammad Mohaqiq this week agreed in Turkey on the formation of the alliance.

The coalition’s draft resolution is composed of four parts.

The new alliance has also asked the international community to take a unanimous position on the war against terrorism.

The coalition has stressed the need for cooperation of the United States and its allies as well as Russia with Afghanistan in the counterterrorism campaign.

In the third part of the agreement, the coalition members have accused Ghani of acting beyond the law and of nepotism.

They alliance has urged Ghani to respect the Constitution, the authorities of the ministers and heads of the independent institutions.

Meanwhile, it has asked the president to respect the authorities of the CEO Abdullah Abdullah, the first vice president and the second deputy of the CEO.

Also, the alliance has asked Ghani to review appointments within the election management bodies including the Independent Administrative Reforms and Civil Service Commission.