National Assembly (Afghanistan)

former bicameral national legislature of Afghanistan

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.

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

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.


  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.