President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has appointed his deputy chief of staff, Mohammad Haroon Chakhansuri as the deputy minister for political affairs and Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, the palace confirmed in a statement.

According to a statement published by the President’s office, Mohammad Haroon Chakhansuri, the deputy chief of staff for ARG has been appointed as the deputy minister for political affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) with a President’s decree and has also been assigned as the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs.

The decree has further determined that the deputy for policial affairs shall also lead the ministry’s reform process considering quality improvement, professionalism, and efficiency.

Salahuddin Rabbani, the head of the Jameyat party was appointed as the Minister of Foreign Affairs National Unity Government in February 2015 and resigned weeks after the 2019 presidential election.


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