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PM congratulates Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani on occasion of his inauguration

Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

09th Mar, 2020. 09:37 pm
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PM congratulates Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani on occasion of his inauguration

Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Monday “I want to congratulate Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani & look forward to working with him.”

The premier took to Twitter and said Pakistan will do everything it possibly can to bring peace and stability in our region.

Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah both the Afghan politicians have claimed tot win the presidential election of Afghanistan.

President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani has taken an oath for a second time but his main rival Abdullah Abdullah has refused to recognize the inauguration, and  held his own swearing-in ceremony at a short distance away at Sapedar Palace, which he used as his office during his tenure as Afghanistan’s chief executive in the last government.

Abdullah Abdullah put an allegations of tempering the election results and refused to accept Ashraf Ghani as President of Afghanistan.

ISIS targeted the inauguration of the tyrant Ashraf Ghani”, firing 10 rockets near the presidential palace in Kabul.

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A spokesman for the president’s office said nobody was hurt in the explosions on Monday. It was not immediately clear where they had taken place. Islamic State claimed responsibility.

As the blasts were heard during Ghani’s ceremony, he opened his jacket and showed his shirt to the crowd. “This is not a shield, it’s just clothes,” he said. “This is sacrificed to the Afghan people. The head [of the country] is ready to sacrifice for Afghanistan.”

Yesterday, Abdullah has remained unharmed from an attack claimed by Islamic State militants, leaving at least 32 people killed.

The blast occurred after US and Taliban signed a deal in last month of February, which required the Taliban will hold talks with the Afghan government.

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