The leader of Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) Mohsin Dawar thanked Ashraf Ghani for delaying his swearing-in ceremony to allow the leaders of the movement to take part in the ceremony.
“Finally Reached Kabul! Wanted to express my gratitude to President @ashrafghani for delaying his oath taking for the arrival of @Aliwazirna50
and myself. Overwhelmed by the welcome we have received here. Wishing a peaceful future for Afghanistan and the region,” Dawar said in a Twitter post.
The two leaders of PTM arrived in Kabul earlier today after crossing Torkham gate and briefly visiting the officials in eastern Nangarhar province.
Both Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah are due to take parallel oaths today following the controversial announcement of election results last month.
The Independent Election Commission announced incumbent Ashraf Ghani as the winner of the controversial presidential elections in February.
However, Ghani’s rival Abdullah Abdullah said he had won the presidential race insisting that he would form a parallel government.
The authorities in Pakistan prevent the PTM leaders to travel to Kabul but the country’s prime minister Imran Khan reportedly intervened to allow the two leaders to visit Kabul.