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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Wins Second Term

Kabul: Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has secured a second time period as President of Afghanistan, the nation’s unbiased election fee has introduced, greater than 4 months after polls closed.

“Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has secured 50.64 per cent of the votes used in the presidential elections, therefore the Independent Election Commission announces him as elected president of Afghanistan,” head of the election fee Hawa Alam Nuristani mentioned at a press convention on Tuesday.

Ghani’s rival and chief government of his Nationwide Unity Authorities Abdullah Abdullah stood the second by securing 39.52 per cent of the votes, she added.

Nevertheless, Abdullah rejected the result as “unfair” and mentioned he’s the winner of the election and deserves to type authorities, Xinhua information company reported.

“We are the winner of the presidential elections. The result announced by the election commission is unfair and bogus, so our team rejects it and forms its broad-based government,” Abdullah has mentioned in his speech.

Afghanistan’s fourth presidential election because the collapse of Taliban rule in late 2001 was held amid tight safety on Sept. 28 amongst over a dozen contesters.

The preliminary outcomes of the controversial presidential polls have been introduced in December whereby Ghani topped first place and Abdullah stood second within the race.

Greater than 1.9 million out of 9.four million eligible voters casted their votes in September 28 presidential elections.


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