Wednesday, 20 October 2021 12:14 GMT

'Taliban to temporarily adopt Zahir Shah era constitution'


(MENAFN- Pajhwok Afghan News) KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Justice on Tuesday said the caretaker government would adopt the constitution of King Mohammad Zahir Shah era without the parts which are in conflict with Islamic Sharia.

The ministry in a statement said that justice minister Abdul Hakim Shar'ee during a meeting with Chinese ambassador, Wang Yu, said that Taliban would temporarily enforce the constitution of Zahir Shah era without the parts which are in violation to Islamic Sharia.

He said that any international documents which were not in conflict with Sharia and Emirate rules, the Taliban respected them.

The source said that the Taliban wanted good relations with all countries and assures the world that the soil of Afghanistan would not be used against them.

Chinese envoy said that he was happy with the Taliban's commitment to its promises which will help resolve economic problems of Afghans and enhance fight against terrorism.

He said that China would keep its diplomatic relations with the Taliban and try to remove sanctions on the Afghan government.

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