KABUL: Upper House of the parliament with its chairman Fazal Hadi Muslimyar on the chair in its session on Tuesday rejected with majority the bill on lawmakers’ privileges approved by Wolesi Jirga a couple of days ago.
Muslimyar and majority of senate members termed the bill as unjust and ruled out. Earlier civil societies by staging rallies and media by organizing televised debates rejected the bill as against the country’s economy.
Meshrano Jirga also condemned in strongest term the suicide attack in Urgon district of Paktika province which claimed scores of lives and injured dozens others on Tuesday.
The senators also denounced the bomb attack against the vehicle of the employees of presidential Palace in 12th district of Kabul city which left two persons dead and injured five others Tuesday morning.
During the senate session, the law for access to information in six chapters and 23 articles was referred to special commission for more studying and reviewing.
The Kabul Times