Afghan President Ashraf Ghani AhmadzaiAhmad Zia Massoud, leader of the National Front of Afghanistan and supporter of Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Wednesday claimed victory for Transformation & Continuity team in election runoff.

Massoud said his team is the winner in the second round of election, based on the partial information he has received so far.

He congratulated the Afghan people for the victory of his team in election runoff and pledged of more positive changes in Afghanistan once his team becomes the winner.

Massoud also insisted that the vote of the Afghan people should be respected since the country’s next leader will be appointed by Afghan people.

Massoud was contesting in the first round of presidential election as the first vice president of Zalmai Rassoul who joined Abdullah Abdullah’s team for the election runoff.

He joined the Transformation & Continuity team and announced his support to Dr. Ghani during the second round of election last month.


  • Ahmad Shah Ghani Zada is the former Senior Editor of Khaama Press Agency who managed and overlooked the English edition. He is occasionally contributing stories to the agency.