Office of the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

11/21/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/21/2020 08:17

Press Release on Lower House’s Vote of Confidence to 10 Ministerial Nominees

Presidential Palace, Kabul: President Ashraf Ghani expresses gratitude to the Lower House of the Parliament for giving vote of confidence to the ministerial nominees in adherence to the Afghanistan Constitution and other enforced laws of the country.

The members of the House of People gave vote of confidence to the nominees introduced to lead ten ministries namely Mohammad Hanif Atmar for Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Abdul Hadi Arghanidwal for Ministry of Finance; Asadullah Khalid for Ministry of Defense; Mohammad Masoud Andarabi for Ministry of Interior; Fazel Ahmad Manawai for Ministry of Justice; Masouma Khawari for Ministry of Communication and Information Technology; Abas Basir for Ministry of Higher Education; Bashir Ahmad Tayanj for Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs; Mawlawi Mohammad Qasim Halimi for Ministry of Haj and Religious Affairs; and Nesar Ahmad Ghoryani for Ministry of Industry and Commerce.

President Ashraf Ghani wished the new ministers further success in leading the portfolios they have been assigned for.