United They Rule
Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has been elected the new president of Afghanistan while Dr. Abdullah Abdullah has become the country’s chief executive and together they will form a national unity government. They were congratulated by outgoing President Hamid Karzai, who also hailed the Afghan nation for its patience, saying that the people of Afghanistan have proved their political maturity.
U. S. President Barack Obama also spoke with president- elect Ahmadzai and CEO- designate Dr. Abdullah to congratulate them on concluding their agreement for a government of national unity and safeguarding the first democratic and peaceful transfer of leadership in Afghanistan’s history.
UN Secretary General Ban Kimoon, the United Nations Security Council, Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and a number of world leaders also welcomed the development.