Afghan president Hamid Karzai on Wednesday endorsed the Afghanistan election commission formation, duties and authorities. Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi, Afghan parliament house speaker on Wednesday said that president Hamid Karzai has assured regarding the endorsement of the election commission formation, duties and authorities following a telephone conversation. The parliament of Afghanistan on Monday approved the bill for Afghanistan election law following controversies which continued for several days. The law was approved by joint parliamentarian commissions after differences were resolved in the committee and was sent to president Hamid Karzai for endorsement.
Head of the parliamentarian commission on election law and lawmaker Asadulah Sadati said that the controversial points of the electoral law included election of ten nomad representatives in Afghan parliament, one representative of Hindus and Sikhs and the number of women representatives in provincial and district council.
He said the controversial points were resolved after eliminating the dedicated seat for Hindus, approving seats for Nomads and accepting 20 percent seats for the women in provincial council.