Afghan President Ghani and CEO Abdullah Abdullah clash with each other
ISLAMABAD - Afghan President Ghani and CEO Abdullah Abdullah clash with each other over the sacking of Foreign Ministry spokesman.
The Chief Executive of the National Unity Government Abdullah Abdullah rejected President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani’s order regarding the dismissal of the Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesperson.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement late on Sunday, carrying a statement by the Chief Executive which states that Mr. Sibghatullah Ahmadi, the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed the position of the Foreign Ministry in support of peace process, Khaama Press has reported.
Linking the ‘appointments and dismissals’ in top government positions to elections, Abdullah further added in his statement that Mr. Ahmadi would continue to his work until the elections process concludes and results are finalized.
Presidential spokesperson Sedqi Sediqqi had earlier announced that “President Ghani has appointed Mr. Mirwais Nab as Deputy Minister for Economic Cooperation Ministry of Foreign Affairs and caretaker of the office of Spokesperson of the ministry. The former MOFA acting Spokesperson has been fired due to his latest irresponsible comments.”