Afghanistan Government Gains More Failures than Success
Afghanistan, Kabul, 3 November / Trend corr. A.Hakimi/ Despite the appreciable development in the field of healthcare and culture in Afghanistan, the situation in the country and the tension in the majority of spheres cast a shadow on the success of the Afghanistan Government.
"The success of the government is insignificant as compared to its failures," Afghan MP Mohammad Ali Jabraili said to Trend .
The Asia Foundation surveyed the Afghanistan population. As a result, the discontent of the Afghan people about the government has doubled as compared to last year. The survey covered 6,000 people from 35 Afghanistan provinces.
"The Afghanistan Government failed to be a success in the military, political, economic, social and security fields," Jabraili said to Trend on 3 November, adding that the most active work carried out by the Government was in the field of culture.
The number of books published by the Afghanistan Culture Minister this year totalled 60mln. Moreover, new education houses were established in every province in the country.
According to Jabraili, the Government was not quite active in reconstruction. "The government's activities may be called ineffective in all fields."
Mohammad Maruf Fazli, Secretary of the Afghanistan Party's Gerat Council, said to Trend that after electing Hamid Karzai as president reforms were launched in all areas in the country.
"By repairing main roads in Afghanistan and developing information technology the Government tackled only two problems of the population," Fazli said, adding that along with these achievements a lot of unsolved problems remain in the country.
According to Fazli, Afghanistan has become the poorest country in result of the thirty-year-war, and therefore it is difficult for the Government to solve the problems arising in the economic and social spheres of the country. Fazli believes the security problems are the major obstacle for the government's activities.
Hamid Karzai can play a big role in ensuring stability in the country, but that requires support from other officials.
"Another problem of the government is the increasing corruption and bribery at state offices," Fazli said.
Corruption and bribery at courts, police and other state organizations are another violation of security in the country.
A total of 38 per cent of those surveyed by the Asia Foundation said that the Government was carrying out correct policy, while 32 percent did not support it.
The last year's survey showed that 42 percent supported the state policy and 24 percent did not.
The survey was conducted to evaluate the government activities in the spheres of security, economy and other fields. Respondents said the problems like corruption and rise in prices had not been removed, but welcomed the culture and health achievements.
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