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National Assembly (Afghanistan)

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National Assembly of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan[1]

د افغانستان د اسلامی جمهوري دولت ملي شورا
شورای ملی دولت جمهوری اسلامی افغانستان
HousesMeshrano Jirga (House of Elders)
Wolesi Jirga (House of the People)
President of Wolesi Jirga
since 15 August 2021[2]
President of Meshrano Jirga
Fazel Hadi Muslimyaar
since 29 January 2011
Seats352 members (Wolesi Jirga: 249, Meshrano Jirga: 103)
Meeting place

The National Assembly (Pashto: ملی شورا, romanized: Mili Shura, Persian: شورای ملی, romanized: Shura-e Milli), also known as the Parliament of Afghanistan or simply as the Afghan Parliament is the legislature of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

In August 2021, activity (or business) had stopped at the National Assembyl.

While the legislature de jure still exists, de facto it was dissolved[source?] on 15 August 2021 after the fall of Kabul and after almost all government officials fled the country.


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  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2019-09-30. Retrieved 2021-08-18.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. Lalzoy, Najibullah (15 August 2021). "Afghan President leaves country, Taliban directed to enter Kabul". Khaama News. Retrieved 15 August 2021.