Warning of Abdullah to Hanif Atmar Electoral team on occasion of holding elections
Reporter: Latifa Sahil
While the whispers on the formation of the interim government in Afghanistan have warned these days, the head of the National Unity government announced at a meeting of the Council of Ministers that the elections will be held in a predefined time. Abdullah Abdullah said: “Afghanistan’s presidential elections are held in accordance with a predetermined timetable, regardless of where the peace talks have been reached to any result or not. There is no interim government or a caretaker government in holding these elections.”
Earlier Hanif Atmar, on his trip to Mazar-e-Sharif, announced in a crowd of his supporters that on the 22 may of 2019, the working period of National Unity Government will end, and in order to prevent government intervention in the electoral process, they intend to launch a caretaker government. A case that has raised reactions of Amrullah Saleh the first Vice President of Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in allegation with the upcoming elections, and linked Mr Atmar’s view to the ideology of Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan.