Faisel is the Director of a Canadian Project at Kabul. In an exclusive
interview with VOA Bangla , Faruq Faisel, who is also a journalist talks about
the process of democratization in Afghanistan .
He briefly assesses the
situation in Afghanistan. He is very optimistic about the future of democracy
in Afghanistan in spite of a few major obstacles including
terrorism and the domination of War Lords .
says that Afghan's society has democratic values beginning at the grass root
level though they may not be easily understood from the Western perspectives.
He talks about Loya Jirga and Shura .
Faruq Faisel thinks
that the present debate on the presidential poll can easily be resolved
through a run off election. He does not find any remarkable differences between
two candidates except that Abdullah Abdullah , the former Foreign
Minister and a formidable challenger , emphasizes on the failures of President