16 new ministers take oath

KABUL (Pajhwok): Sixteen ministers who got trust vote from Wolesi Jirga were sworn-in by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday morning in Kabul.
The 1st and 2nd Vice Presidents Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostam, Mohammad Sarwar Danish, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah and 1st deputy CEO Eng. Mohammad Khan were present during the oath-taking ceremony, a statement from the Presidential Palace said.
The new ministers pledged to follow the teachings of Islam, implement constitutions and state laws, remain loyal to the independence and territorial integrity of Afghanistan and work honestly for the benefit of people, the statement said.
After the end of the ceremony, the president congratulated the new ministers and wished them success in their new assignments.



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