THE HEAD OF INTERIM GOVERNMENT KARZAI ATTENDS A COMMISSION.
The head of the Afghan Interim government Hamid Karzai attends the
first meeting of a Loya Jirga commission in Kabul on February 7, 2002.
Afghanistan moved a step closer towards a broad-based government on
Thursday, as a commission tasked with convening a Loya Jirga, or
assembly of ethnic leaders, to choose the country's future leader,
began work. REUTERS/Sayed Salahuddin