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Qayum Karzai endorses Dr. Ashraf Ghani in election runoff

By Ghanizada - Sun Jun 08 2014, 12:32 pm

media_xll_6192119Qayum Karzai, the elder brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Sunday announced his support to Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai during the second rund of election.

The announcement was made during a gathering in Kabul Intercontinental Hotel. He had withdrawn from the first round of election in favor of Zalmai Rassoul.

Karzai said it is important to take decisions considering the standards and called on Afghan people to have vast participation in election runoff.

Dr. Ghani welcomed Qayum Karzai’s support to transformation and continuity team and said they have agreed to jointly serve Afghanistan and build a better future for Afghan people.

He said our first commitment is to bring stability in the country and build a government in which people are empowered.

A number of Afghan lawmakers and Ishaqzai tribe in southern Kandahar province also announced their support to Dr. Ghani.

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