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Abdullah camp names 12 cabinet choices

Abdullah camp names 12 cabinet choices

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12 Jan 2015 - 14:56
Abdullah camp names 12 cabinet choices
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12 Jan 2015 - 14:56

KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah has named a dozen aides for cabinet slots, an insider revealed on Monday.

A source close to the CEO told Pajhwok Afghan News the 12 individuals enjoyed political proximity to the former foreign minister. The ministers-designate are:

Salahuddin Rabbani, minister of foreign affairs;

Noor-ul-Haq Ulumi, minister of interior;

Sardar Rahman Oghli, minister of economy;

Sardar Mohammad Rahimi, minister of trade and commerce;

Mahmood Saiqal, minister of water and energy;

Najiba Ayubi, minister of women’s affairs;

Ferozuddin Feroz, minister of public health;

Alami Balkhi, minister of justice;

Barna Karimi, minister of information technology;

Ahmad Sayar Mahjoor, minister of refugees;

Eng. Naseer Ahmad Durrani, minister of rural rehabilitation and development;

Zalmai Younusi, minister of education.

Earlier, sources had said President Ashraf Ghani would announce the cabinets at 2:30pm on Monday on the national hook-up.

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