Seminar on constitution awareness at National Bureau of Water Affairs
The Independent Commission for Overseeing the Implementation of the Constitution held one-day seminar on "Reviewing the Constitutional Rights of Citizens and the Approach of the Constitution of Afghanistan" on Monday, 12 Hot Current Year in cooperation with the National Bureau of Water Affairs at the Conference hall of that Institution.
In that seminar Dr. Abdul Rauf Herawi, Member of the Commission, Mr. Mohammad Zia Farahmand, Head of the Communication and Public Awareness Department and Some of the Department Experts and Mr. Mohammad Aref Eliassi, Head of the Internal Audit Department of the National Bureau of Water Affairs and a number of its staff and began with recitation of few verses of Quran Kareem.
Then, Mr. Mohammad Aref Eliassi, Director of Internal Audit of the National Bureau of Water Affairs, welcomed the officials of the Independent Commission for Overseeing the Implementation of the Constitution to hold this seminar and conveyed the message of the Honorable Engineer Khan Mohammad Tekel on the Constitution, about the review of the citizens’ fundamental rights in the Afghan constitution, he added:
The constitution is regarded as the greatest national guarantee of social justice, the separation of powers, the limits of the duties and powers of the state, the right to freedom of expression, the right to education and to work for all nationals. He acknowledged that the Independent Commission for Overseeing the Implementation of the Constitution in the Framework of its Own Law, in conjunction with its other activities, organized constitutional awareness seminars in government Institutions to institutionalize the culture of legislation and to safeguard the country's constitutional provisions in its mission.
Subsequently, Dr. Abdul Rauf Herawi spoke about constitutional safeguards, adding: "The constitution is a national guarantee and the highest legal document in a country that covers and Contains all government structures, duties and jurisdictions, fundamental rights and freedoms." Of nationals.
He also briefly spoke about constitutional safeguards in the world, adding: "Most of the countries working under the umbrella of the constitution, implement constitutional safeguards in both political and judicial ways after the separation of powers. These institutions have a duty to prevent any violation of the constitution in all three Branches of government. Dr. Herawi also pointed out that two elements cannot be amended in the constitution, one being Islam, which is the religion of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan as the sacred religion of Islam, and the second being the republican system where Afghanistan is an independent, unified and indivisible state.
Subsequently, Mr. Mohammad Zi Farahmand, Head of the Communications and Public Awareness Department on Government and State in the Constitution of Afghanistan provided information and talked on the components of government and its constitution and duties in the Constitution.
He also said: The government is the executive body that consists of ministers who are presided over by the president, whose number of ministers and their duties are regulated by law. In addition, safeguarding public order and eliminating corruption is the duty of the government, and according to the constitution the President has the authority to issue legislate decrees and in accordance with Article Seventy-six of the Constitution To implement the fundamental lines of the policy of the country and regulate its duties, the government shall devise as well as approve regulations, which shall not be contrary to the body or spirit of any law
Then, Mr. Lotfollah Rahimi, specialist of the Communications and Public Relation Department of the Constitution, spoke about the constitutional review of the constitutional rights of citizens and provided information to the participants on the second chapter of the Constitution.