President Ghani ordered the establishment of a high council dedicated to women, ARG announced in a decree signed by the President on Thursday.

The order to form a women high council with the collaboration of domestic and international partners in a belief to empower them was signed by the president, Palace said in a statement.

According to the decree signed by Ghani, the Ministry of Women Affairs together with the Administrative Office of the President will take forward the secretariat affairs of the council.

Members of this council will be the provincial women deputies, women rights defenders, civil society members and female representatives from governmental and non-governmental organizations.

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