NCA supports Tokyo Conference
AT News Report
KABUL: National Coalition of Afghanistan (NCA) on Saturday announced its support in favor of Tokyo Conference.
Addressing a press conference here, Head of NCA, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, terming Tokyo Conference as a good sign for Afghanistan said that the conference would indicate long-term support of international community for Afghanistan after 2014, as it is need of the hour.
“The government has always paid attention on commitments of donors in conferences, while no vital step has been taken to utilize and support economic infrastructures inside the country. Therefore, the government should focus on infrastructures building,” he added.
He said that if the government was able to follow a real struggle against corruption then no doubt, international community would show passion to support Kabul in all spheres.
“The government should have consulted lawmakers, civil society and political parties before finalizing draft for Tokyo Conference. The draft is full of mistakes, as unemployment was not mentioned. According to the draft, only 150,000 jobless people would find job. However, there are more than two million unemployed people in the country,” he maintained.
“The government should adopt clear stance on rule of law, corruption-free administration, free and fair elections and supporting human rights,” he told.
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