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Massoud to run for President

Massoud to Run for President

KABUL – The head of Ahmad Shah Massoud Foundation, Ahmad Wali Massoud, also registered as presidential candidate for the upcoming elections.
He visited the Independent Election Commission (IEC) headquarters today to register his name as the process is due to end on Sunday.
He will run for president with the former minister of the higher education, Farida Mohmand, and Abdul Latif Nazari.
Earlier, leader of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar registered his name for the elections together with Fazal Hadi Wazin and Qazi Hafiz Ur Rehman Naqi who are going to run for First and Second Vice Presidents in the elections.
So far ten candidates have registered their names for the presidential elections, including Hakim Torsan, Latif Pedram, Faramuz Tamana, Enayatullah Hafiz, Mohammad Hanif Atmar, Zalmai Rasool, Noor Ul Haq Ulomi, Gulbudddin Hekmatyar, Ahmad Wali Massoud and Syed Noorullah Jalili.
According to IEC’s statement, the presidential elections would be organized on 20th of July 2019.
(Sahar News)

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