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UN Congratulates Ashraf Ghani on new office

The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) congratulates President Ashraf Ghani on the occasion of his inauguration today, UNAMA said in a statement. The statement said, “The United Nations welcomes President Ghani’s commitment to national cohesion, to the formation of an inclusive government acceptable to all, and to fostering peace …

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Ashraf Ghani takes Oath of Office as president

Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, Monday in his swear-in ceremony insisted that the presidential palace (Arg) will not be an exclusive political headquarter and that the politicians should get together for Afghanistan’s construction. Eventually, after the post-election tensions, Ashraf Ghani, in the presence of officials, the U.S. Special Representative, the ambassadors for …

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Presidential swearing-in ceremonies postponed

The inauguration ceremonies for President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah have been postponed. Both men issued invitations last week to parallel inauguration ceremonies on Monday Ghani and Abdullah had issued invitations for parallel inauguration ceremonies on Monday. The Presidential Palace spokesman Sediq Sediqqi tweeted that Ghani’s ceremony has …

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Time to close gender gap in Afghanistan: UNAMA

UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, and head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), Tadamichi Yamamoto, said, “The time has come to close the gender gap in Afghanistan.” In a press release, 5 March, Tadamichi Yamamoto said that gender equality offered solutions to some of the most intractable …

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Coronavirus infections jump to 4 in Herat

The Ministry of Public Health of Afghanistan confirmed Saturday three more positive cases of Coronavirus in western Herat province. Firozuddin Firoz, the Minister of Public Health, besides warning Afghans, urged people, media, scholars, and healthcare services to help fight against coronavirus. President Ghani also, inaugurating the new year of the …

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