Tangible Peace to Dominate Other Priorities: Nader Naeem
KABUL -Sardar Mohammad Nader Naeem, the presidential contender says if he is elected as president he will eliminate the menace of corruption, ensure rule of law and push forward the nascent peace process.In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, the presidential hopeful assured he would equally treat all Afghans and withdraw extra ordinary privileges enjoyed by some influential.
“I will primarily try my level best to tackle the menace of administrative corruption and implement rule of law in larger interests of my country,” the presidential candidate remarked.He said the use of latest technology would be introduced to ensure transparency and good governance and materialize his promises with nation once he was elected as president of Afghanistan.
A of neutral team individuals, tribal elders and Ulamas would be formed which would be empowered to move forward the dialogue process with Taliban, he informed.He went on to say that demands and grievances of each and every group whether they were in Kunar or Kandahar would be addressed as per their wishes by keeping interests of the country aloft.
When asked why he came forward to contest the presidential elections, he said following the decision of a tribal Jirga, he was forced to contest the elections for the presidential slot to serve the nation and country.“Indubitably, Afghanistan faces formidable external and internal challenges. And amid this situation, the next president should have a pious Muslim and a patriotic Afghan who can sacrifice his personal interests over national interests,” henoted.Tangible peace to dominate other priorities: Nader Naeem
Talking about his priorities, he said accelerated steps would be taken for sustainable peace and stability and to remove the saga of growing corruption once he was elected as president.He would try hard to create job opportunities for the country’s 65% youth—a move that would help ensure peace and tranquility in the war-torn country.
On peace and security, he said there was dire need to identify reasons behind the ongoing conflict in the country they he would be in a better position to take tangible steps for its remedy.Criticized the incumbent government, he said the sitting government did not perform well as per his expectations during the last 12-years rule while peace remained elusive continuously.
“Trust deficit between government and armed opposition groups is a serious problem which halted progress to move forward the peace process. But I will suggest formation of a neutral team to visit the nook and corner of the county to woo the warning groups to shun violence,” he added. (PAN)