Press Release on re-accreditation of AIHRC

Presidential Palace, Kabul: The Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan welcomes the re-accreditation of Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission as A-Status Institution by Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions.

AIHRC has been established in accordance with article 58 of Afghanistan Constitution in order to monitor respect for human rights in Afghanistan and preserve it.

As enshrined in article 7 of Afghanistan Constitution, “the state shall observe the UN Charter, inter-state agreements, as well as international treaties to which Afghanistan has joint, and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.”

President Ashraf Ghani praised this achievement of AIHRC and underscored the Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is committed to supporting the institutions and individuals that are making efforts to safeguard the human rights and its values.