grand council

  • June 10, 2002   BY Admin 

    The opening of the Afghan loya jirga, the grand tribal council called to set up a new government, was postponed a day due to a political dispute and logistical problems. Continue reading

  • June 3, 2002   BY Maureen Hoch and Online NewsHour  

    As the term of the interim Afghan government comes to a close, the battle-scarred country is preparing for a “loya jirga” or traditional grand council, to choose a transitional leadership that will set the course for a post-Taliban Afghanistan. Continue reading