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Ghani forms his team for presidential elections

Ghani Forms His Team to Contest Presidential Election

KABUL – President Ashraf Ghani picks Amrullah Saleh, Acting Interior Minister, and Mohammad Sarwar Danish, Second Vice President, as first and second deputies respectively in his team for the July presidential elections, sources close to Arg, Presidential Palace, told Sahar News on Friday.
Recently, during his visit to Daikundi, President Ghani had told that, in his election team, Sarwar Danish will be once again his second vice president.
While, Amrullah Saleh was recently appointed as Acting Interior Minister by Ghani, though Saleh had been criticizing Ghani consistently on his policies. However, experts believed that his appointment would be utilized by Ghani for political objectives.
This comes as President Ghani called on IEC to extend the registration time for Presidential Election for candidates.
According to IEC’s statement, the presidential elections would be organized on 20th of July 2019.
(Sahar News)

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