KABUL – A Seminar on the legal procedures of International Treaties from drafting phase to implementation was held at the Foreign Ministry and attended by Hekmat Khalil Karzai, members of the Parliament, representatives from the Ministry of Justice, and representatives from other related organizations. This seminar was held to accelerate process of international treaties and bringing more coordination among related organizations. Mr. Karzai talked about the importance of international treaties in relationships of countries and said that process and implementation of international treaties are main responsibilities of governments.
Mr. Karzai called lack of cooperation among domestic organizations, lack of concentration on copies of international treaties in local languages, lack of attention to correction of their texts before signing, lack of coordination of related organizations with the Department of Law and Treaties of the Foreign Ministry in terms of signing international treaties, and carelessness in implementation of international treaties as main problems in relation to international treaties.
Afterwards, the participants and Director General Law and Treaties Department talked about international treaties’ position in the laws of Afghanistan, the role of parliament in supervising and implementing international treaties, and main challenges on the way towards processing international treaties.