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Atmar, Qanooni, Mohaqiq form election team

Atmar, Qanooni, Mohaqiq Form Election Team

KABUL – Mohammad Haneef Atmar has confirmed that he will contest for president in July presidential elections with Mohammad Younus Qanooni and Haji Mohammad Mohaqiq included in his electoral team as first vice and second vice presidents respectively.
In a statement posted online, Atmar said he will visit the Independent Election Commission (IEC) today to register his candidacy together with Qanooni and Mohaqiq.
“Later today, I will be joined by my brothers M.Y. Qanooni & H.M. Mohaqiq to register our electoral ticket ‘Peace and Moderation’ for the upcoming presidential elections. I’ve lived an eventful life but today will stand out as a truly historic day for me. I’m humbled by the honour,” the statement posted in Haneef Atmar’s Twitter page said.
According to reports, some influential political and national figures including Syed Mansoor Naderi, Ismail Khan, Hamid Karzai, Ata Mohammad Noor, Shakir Kargar, Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal, Jilani Popal, Pir Syed Hamid Gilani, Mohammad Alim Sayi, and Sebghatullah Mojadedi are among the main supporters of this team during the upcoming elections.
According to IEC’s statement, the presidential elections would be organized on 20th of July 2019.
(Sahar News)

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