Afghan Hizb-i-Islami Chief Gulbuddin Hekmatyar to contest presidential polls

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Afghan Hizb-i-Islami Chief Gulbuddin Hekmatyar to contest presidential polls

KABUL:In Afghanistan, Hizb-i-Islami Chief Gulbadin Hekmatyar has announced to contest presidential elections to be held in July this year.

Announcing his candidacy in a news conference in Kabul, he pledged to restore peace and tranquility in the country.

Hekmatyar said the situation in Afghanistan requires a powerful central government led by an elected president supported by the majority of people.

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