Govt proposes lists for negotiating team, reconciliation council

Monitoring Desk

KABUL: The Afghan government has prepared two lists of 22 individuals for peace negotiations with the Taliban and a list of 37 people as members of the Council for Reconciliation.

The lists were discussed in the first meeting of the Reconciliation Council at the Presidential Palace on Sunday.

Sources told TOLOnews that the government has agreed for Afghans inside and outside the government participate in the upcoming meeting with the Taliban in Doha on 14-15 April.

Speaking at the meeting, Ghani said the council has been formed after many consultations and that it includes different layers of society.

“It is a pride to announce that this meeting is the result of two months of negotiations and consultations,” he said.

He said everyone in this country is on the same page about the peace process.

Sources said the members of the Reconciliation Council are final, but the negotiating team might face some changes.

According to the proposed list, a copy of which was obtained by TOLOnews, member of the negotiating team are:

• Abdul Salam Rahimi, Chief of Administrative Office of the President

• Yunus Qanooni, former Vice President and vice presidential candidate

• Kalimullah Naqibi

• Rangin Dadfar Spanta, former National Security Advisor

• Hasina Safi

• Abdul Hakim Munib

• Mohammad Ismail Khan, former Jihadi leader

• Zarar Ahmad Muqbil, former Minister of Foreign Affairs

• Sadiq Mudabir, former head of the Administrative Office of the President

• Ustad Akbari, former Jihadi leader

• Haji Din Mohammad, politician and tribal elder

• Attaullah Ludin, former governor of Nangarhar

• Shah Gul Rezaee, Ex-MP

• Abdullah Qarloq, deputy chairman of The National Islamic Movement of Afghanistan

• Saleh Mohammad Saljoqi, former MP

• Shamim Khan Katawazi, former MP

• Mohammad Omar Barikzai

• Abdul Khaliq Bala Karzai, former MP

• Mawlawi Jora

• Azizullah, Oural

• Fazil Karim Aimaq, former member the High Peace Council

• Jamaluddin Badr, former governor of Nuristan

The proposed list of members of Reconciliation Council:

• Abdul Rab Rasul Sayyaf, former Jihadi leader

• Abdullah Abdullah, Chief Executive of Afghanistan

• Hamid Karzai, former President

• Abdul Rashid Dostum, First Vice President

• Sarwar Danish, Second Vice President

• Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, leader of Hizb-e-Islami

• Mohammad Karim Khalili, head of the High Peace Council

• Engineer Mohammad Khan, First Deputy Chief Executive

• Mohammad Mohaqiq, Second Deputy Chief Executive

• Hamdullah Mohib, National Security Advisor

• Mohammad Ismail Khan, former Jihadi leader

• Salahuddin Rabbani, Acting Foreign Minister

• Haji Din Mohammad, Deputy Head of the High Peace Council

• Mohammad Asif Mohsini, religious scholar and former Jihadi leader

• Yunus Qanooni, former Vice President and vice presidential candidate

• Anwarul Haq Ahadi, former Minister of Finance

• Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi, Wolesi Jirga Speaker

• Fazl Hadi Muslimyar, the Meshrano Jirga Speaker

• Sayed Yusuf Halim, head of the Supreme Court

• Farid Hamidi, the Attorney General

• Qiyamuddin Kashaf, head of the Ulema Council

• Mawlawi Enayatullah Baligh, religious scholar

• Abdulhaqi Arghandiwal, head of Hizb-e-Islami party

• Habiba Sarabi, Deputy Chairperson of the High Peace Council

• Suraya Subhrang, women’s rights activist

• Hasina Safi, Acting Minister of Information and Culture

• Suraya Dalil, former Minister of Public Health

• Ghezal Haris, member of Independent Commission for Overseeing the Implementation of the Constitution

• A civil society representative

• Khan Jan Alokozai, the private sector representative

• A youths representative

• Gul Agha Shirzai, Minister of Borders and Tribal Affairs

• Noor Rahman Akhlaqi, a representative of Jamiat-e-Islami party

• Ayatullah Waez Zada Behsudi, religious scholar

• Sadiq Mudabbir, former head of the Administrative Office of the President

• Khawani Jahani, a south-east tribal elder

• Omar Babrakzai, a south-east tribal elder

Courtesy: (TOLOnews)