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“Elections sole alternative to power transfer”

16 Jan 2019 Afghanistan Times

KABUL: Civil activists on Wednesday said that elections will

be the only way to orchestrate a successful transfer of power, suggesting that

no alternative could be possibly as effective.

In a seminar on importance of elections, civil activists

insisted any alternative to power transfer will be followed by chaos.

Nowadays presidential election is the most impotent issue

for Afghan people, because elections will directly impact over political,

entomic, social and security aspects across the country, said Head of Peace and

Solidarity Association Ahmadullah Nawid.

He said that according to constitution president must select

through polling process by people, thus running of election is a must for

selecting president.  

Running of election will pave the ground for people to

practice democracy and through vote president assigned for next time, he added.

He said that if the election not run, the democracy process

will severely marred.

Head of Dawat Islami Afghanistan Abdul Hadi Hedayat said

that there is no alternative for selecting next president except election.

He said that voters have the responsibility to take part in

polling process in order to select representative of leader, similar the

representative or leader after selection have the obligation to address issues

people faced.

Islam also insists over democracy, we can learn a better

democracy from Islam, but unfortunately in Afghanistan we were witness of bunch

of complaints about fraud, he noted.

Pointing to several nominees for presidential election, he

said that there should be criteria for candidates and those, who have no enough

votes, should not be enlisted.

Deputy Youth of Ministry of Information and Culture Kamal

Sadat, while calling running of election very important urged people to take

active part in this democratic process.

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