High Peace Council
Date: January 7, 2011
Badghis, Afghanistan: A high level delegation led by Mr.
Farhadullah Farhad the deputy chief executive officer of the Joint Secretariat for the
High Peace Council visited Badghis Province.
The main purpose of this visit was to inaugurate the provincial peace committee to run the peace programme in the provenience.
In addition to disseminating the peace message in the province, the delegation also explained the objectives and activities of the peace process to the tribal elders and Mullahs and requested the community to support this programme for restoring peace and security in the country.
In the gathering held for inaugurating this committee, Mr. Farhad said that the peace is one of the first and foremost needs for every society especially for Afghanistan. “This is our national and religious responsibility to put efforts jointly into action to achieve lasting peace to the country and rescue our people from the existing disasters and problems.” He added
During this gathering, Mr. Dilbarjan, the Governor of Badghis promised to support this committee in all aspect. The delegation also met with some of the reintegrees who recently joined the peace process.
The Badghis provincial peace committee is comprised of 25 members who are tribal elders, Mullahs, women representatives and other influential people. This committee is responsible for running the peace programme in the respective province.
The High Peace council has 70 members and it is established based on the recommendations of the National Consultative Peace Jirga, for restoring durable peace and stability in the country. The high peace council requests all the disenfranchised brothers to stop violence and join the peace process.