The leader of Junbish Millie Party and First Vice President General Abdul Rashid Dostum endorsed Abdullah Abdullah in the upcoming presidential elections scheduled of 20th of July this year.
Abdullah, the Chief Executive of the Unity Government, will run for president together with Enayat Babur Farahmand, the Chief of Staff of the First Vice President’s Office and Asadullah Saadati.
He is expected to visit the Independent Election Commission (IEC) headquarters today to register his electoral ticket.
In his speech during a gathering in Kabul this morning, Gen. Dostum expressed confidence that the next government led by Abdullah would help resolve the growing instability in the country.
He also added that Abdullah’s electoral ticket will be winner of July 20th Presidential elections.
This comes as Jamiat-e-Islami party led by Salahuddin Rabbani on Saturday announced the party’s support to Abdullah Abdullah in the upcoming presidential elections.
So far eleven 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, Syed Noorullah Jalili and former NDS Chief Rahmatullah Nabil.