Zakhilwal named economic advisor

KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has appointed former finance minister Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal as acting finance minister and his advisor on economic affairs, the Cabinet Secretariat said on Tuesday.

Earlier, the new president appointed his rival in the election, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, as executive chief officer and his running mates Eng. Mohammad Khan and Mohammad Mohaqiq as his deputies.

Ahmadzai also issued decrees appointing Ahmad Zia Massoud as his advisor on reforms and good governance and Mohammad Hanif Atmar as national security advisor.

nh/ma/mud

Add new comment

CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.