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Afghanistan Ulama Council asks people to attend voters’ registration process

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President Ghani meeting head and members of  Afghanistan Ulama Council President Ghani meeting head and members of Afghanistan Ulama Council
 KABUL: Head and members of Afghanistan Ulama Council in a meeting with President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani while condemning the terrorist attacks asked people to participate in voters’ registration process, the presidential palace said in a statement the other day. 
According to the statement, the meeting held in Chahar Chenar Palace, Arg, representing the council, Mawlavi Sulaiman Hamid read out the council’s declaration.
The declaration clarifies that Afghanistan Ulama Council flays all terrorist and explosive attacks organized by the enemies in Kabul and other provinces where scores of our countrymen including journalists have been martyred, calling the cowardly acts in contrary with Islamic and humanitarian values, the statement added. 
Besides, the declaration adds that Afghan people enemies have started an offensive names Khandaq, however, Khandaq Ghazwa (A war against infidels) had been launched by Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) against infidels, the statement went on to say.
The council asks the government to take more serious and effective measures to fight corruption, the statement continued.
Calling elections a move based on sacred religion of Islam, the council said selecting a Muslim, committed and piteous person was a religious obligation and great integrity.
Afterward, welcoming the head and other members of the council, President Ghani welcomed the council’s declaration.
Addressing Ulama the president said, “Every time, when I meet you, my firm to serve the people and my homeland gets stronger, you are our pride and honor,”
He added protection of treasury is very important and the government has done some works on fighting corruption and the process would continue.
He stressed that fighting corruption is a long-term process and needs mass cooperation. 
“Corruption has grabbed the right of our children, widows and martyrs,” the president said. 
The poor people rights should be observed and vice versa, dictatorship culture should be ended, the president added. 
The president pointed out that the government is committed on seriously fighting corruption and holding elections and hoped the country’s ulama stance in Indonesia Peace Conference and Islamic Countries Meeting to be followed with good achievements.  
At the end, the president and the ulama performed Friday’s praying and at the end prayed for ensuring peace and strengthening brotherhood among the Afghans throughout the country.