LOYA


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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani opened a four-day Loya Jirga, or grand assembly on Monday, with more than 3,200 delegates seeking to agree on a common approach to peace talks with the Taliban.
Earlier, CEO Abdullah Abdullah's presidential election team announced it was not participating in the Loya Jirga.
With the Afghan government excluded from various rounds of peace talks between the Taliban and US representatives, President Ashraf Ghani had proposed holding a Loya Jirga (Grand Assembly) to draw up a mechanism for dialogue with the insurgents.
Speaking to ANI, Loya said: "Rahul Bajaj ji who had come to Nagpur to attend the funeral of former acting chief justice of Bombay High Court and Gandhian Chandrashekhar Dharmadhikar could not meet Mohan Bhagwat because of his busy schedule."
"It is an honor to welcome Irma Loya Tuder as a new Board Member," stated Tom Broughton, ServisFirst Bancshares President and CEO.
Lifeforte, which hosted the competition tagged Loya Milk Swim Meet, won five gold, one silver and one bronze medals in the six events competed for by 10 secondary schools in the state.
Loya died supposedly of heart attack while visiting another city for a wedding with two fellow judges.
Holding that there was absolutely no merit in the pleas, the bench comprising Justice A M Khanwilkar and Justice D Y Chandrachud, said that Judge Loya had met a "natural death".
Representative of the Loya Jirga earlier told one of the Afghan TV channels that the wounded Taliban are receiving treatment in Tajikistan.
The institution of Loya Jirga is a traditional social tool among the Pashtuns that is at least three centuries old.
This comes as Karzai has long been insisting on the government to convene a Loya Jirga or grand council of the elders to discuss the critical issues of the country.
Ainudin Bahaduri, head of the Afghanistan lawyers' union believes a loya jirga could decide the legality of the government.