Celebrating the 12th Anniversary of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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Kabul – The 12th Anniversary of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan was officially celebrated in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The ceremony was held at the Protocol Hall of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and attended by H.E. Salahuddin Rabbani Foreign Minister, Dr. Naseer Ahmad Andisha Deputy Foreign Minister for Administrative and Financial Affairs, Dr. Abubakar Mutaqi member of the Commission on Overseeing the Implementation of the Constitution, Mr. Gul Pacha Majeedi Deputy Chair of the International Affairs Committee of the Lower House of the Parliament (Wolesi Jirga), professors of Kabul university, directors and staff of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

In this ceremony, Mr. Rabbani spoke comprehensively on the importance of the constitution as a national document that guarantees the fundamental rights and freedom of all Afghan citizens, including freedom of speech and respect to human dignity.

Mr. Rabbani also added, “This is the responsibility and obligation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to exert all its efforts as the sole Afghanistan’s diplomacy apparatus administrator to fully implement the provisions of the constitution, especially in the field of foreign policy and international relations.

Afterwards, Dr. Mutaqi member of the Commission on Overseeing the Implementation of the Constitution spoke broadly on key indicators of the constitution that are unparalleled in the region.

Mr. Gul Pacha Majeedi Deputy Chair of the International Affairs Committee of the Lower House said, “Three main elements of the rule of law such as law effectiveness, executive management of the law, and protection of the law have been incorporated in the constitution of Afghanistan. We have to create conducive conditions for the implementation of the constitution through deeper understanding of the Afghan society. Fortunately, the Afghan constitution provides the Afghan people with the opportunity to determine their fate.

In conclusion, Mr. Najeeb Aqa Fahim Director of Law and Treaty Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs gave a presentation regarding the constitution.