• publish: 19 February 2019
  • time: 3:35 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 7081

Afghanistan’s Ambassador to Italy resigned

The Afghan Ambassador to Italy Waheed Omar has resigned from his position.

He has announced that he will soon assume new responsibilities upon his arrival to Kabul.

In a statement posted online, Mr. Omar has said that he has also stepped down as Afghanistan’s Permanent Representative to UN offices in Rome.

According to Mr. Omar, his resignation has been approved by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani.

He has also added that his new responsibilities in the framework of the system would be centric on efforts to realize the ambitions of the current generation of the country, preserve the values of the system and constitution, and achievements of the past 18 years.

Mr. Omar has not disclosed further information in this regard but reports indicate that he will join the electoral ticket of Mohammad Haneef Atmar for the upcoming presidential elections.

The presidential elections are scheduled for 20th of July, according to the previous announcement of the Independent Election Commission.

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